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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RATIFIES THE ELECTION OF THE NEW PRELATE OF THE ARMENIAN PRELACY OF PERIA (SYRIA)

18 August 2019

On June 8th, 2019, the Diocesan National Representative Assembly of the Armenian Prelacy of Peria (Syria) elected His Grace Bishop Masis Zoboyan as the new prelate of the prelacy.

 

His Holiness Aram I ratified the election in a Pontifical letter directed to the Assembly wishing the newly elected prelate success in his mission. The Catholicos also commended the preceding prelate H.E. Arch. Shahan Sarkissian for his services.

 

Note that the latter now serves as the director of the Catholicosate’s library.