Opponents of the Catholicos of all Armenians once again held a rally in the spiritual center

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in Photobacterium Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians Karekin IIOpponents of the Catholicos of all Armenians once again held a rally in the spiritual center© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

Opponents of the Catholicos of all Armenians Garegin II once again held a rally at the spiritual center of the Armenian Apostolic Church — mother see of Holy Etchmiadzin, the head of the Etchmiadzin press office, father, priest Vahram Melikyan.

Last week, protesters stormed the office, demanding voluntary refusal Sana, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians Karekin II. Police escorted them out of the building. Small rallies and marches in the framework of the «New Armenia, new Patriarch» began after change of the secular power in the country and was appointed Prime Minister of opposition leader Nikol Pashinian.

«This morning, the known members of the initiative again tried to disrupt the calm and prayerful atmosphere of the spiritual center of all Armenians provocative actions and offensive expressions addressed to the Catholicos and the clergy,» wrote Vagram on his page in Facebook.

He recalled that on July 10 the Supreme spiritual Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church at the call of Karekin II granted a one-week period the participants of the action «to stop anticanonically activities and return through repentance and penance in the caring bosom of Holy Etchmiadzin».

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