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Armenian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Martyrs in Gyumri, Armenia (Credit: Catholic News Agency via the Catholic World Report)

Armenian Apostolic Church Appoints First-Ever Representative in Rome

. . .The Armenian Apostolic Church, one of six in the Oriental Orthodox communion, will have a fixed representative in Rome, similar to the Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, & Methodists. . .

from the Catholic News Agency

via The Catholic World Report

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