mercoledì 15 marzo 2017

Archbishop Karekin Bekciyan elected as Locum Tenens of Istanbul’s Armenian Patriarch
Public Radio of Armenia
The Clerical Assembly elected Archbishop Karekin Bekciyan, Primate of the German Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church as Locum Tenens —a patriarchal alternate today, Istanbul-based Agos newspaper reported.The voting is seen as the first step of patriarchal elections. Thirty members of the Clerical Assembly participated in the elections. Elected by clerics, the Locum Tenens will be responsible for managing the process of electing the Armenicn Patriarch of Istanbul. (...)