GYUMRI. – After offering a Holy Mass at Vardanants Square of Gyumri Pope Francis talked to the faithful. (photos)
The pontiff and Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II toured the square by popemobile, blessing the audience.
Thousands of faithful, including pilgrims from abroad, gathered at the square to welcome the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church and to experience his blessings.
The faithful meet Pope Francis with enthusiastic exclamations and greetings.