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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RATIFIED THE ELECTION OF BISHOP SHAHE PANOSSIAN AS PRELATE OF LEBANON AND BESTOWED UPON HIM THE RANK OF ARCHBISHOP

27 July 2020

On Friday, July 24th, 2020, the Lebanese Diocesan National Representative Assembly unanimously elected Bishop Shahe Panossian as the prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon.

 

The Representative Assembly informed His Holiness of the results of the election and the Catholicos ratified the election and on this occasion bestowed upon Bishop Shahe the rank of archbishop.

 

Note that His Holiness also endorsed the newly elected Religious and Lay Councils of the Prelacy