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The Pope, who today, on June 25, was in Gyumri, visited the Armenian Catholic Holy Martyrs church. The head of the Catholic Church in Armenia the archbishop Raphael Minassian and the senior priest Father Gregor Mkrtchyan greeted the Pope at the church.

The Pope, accompanied by the procession of the clergy entered the church , where he served a short prayer. Outside the church there were waiting for him children with disabilities from Emily Aregak Gyumri center.

They gave him a crown of thorns they had woven and sang a song called June 1 , the words of which they had changed and fit for the Pope’s visit. The pontiff approached and blessed all of them. The church of Holy Martyrs was the Pope's last stop was in Gyumri. He left for Yerevan afterwards.

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