By Pontifical order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; new appointments of clergy have been made in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Artsakh has been appointed as Director of the Artsakh spiritual and cultural heritage office; and Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Garegin Hambardzumyan has been appointed as Head of the Artsakh spiritual and cultural heritage office.
Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Sahak Shakaryan has been appointed to serve under the authority of the Locum Tenens of the Diocese of Syunik.