ETCHMIADZIN. – Pope Francis accompanied by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II has arrived in Etchmiadzin.
Hundreds of pilgrims have assembled Friday at Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, to welcome Pope Francis, the Armenian News-NEWS.am reporter informed from then scene.
The pilgrims are holding flags and scarves symbolizing the Papal visit to Armenia, and a large number of pilgrims have arrived from abroad.
The Pope’s plane recently landed at Zvartnots International Airport, in capital city Yerevan.