YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Pope Francis donated a symbolic stone to the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church in Gyumri, Armenpress agency reports citing the Press Service of the Armenian Church.

According to the source Cardinal-Archpriest Angelo Comastri sent the stone symbolizing union and communion., along with a special letter.

In this letter, dated in 2015 December 8, Cardinal-Archpriest Angelo Comastri writes that Pope’s donated stone was placed in the door of St. Peter’s Cathedral, in 2000.
The stone was taken from St. Peter’s Basilica on the occassion of opening of the jubilee mercy year on December 8, 2015, during the Immaculate Conception Holy Day, the report says.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

World War I and the Armenian Genocide

 Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Participates in “Look at the Eyes of the War”…

Francophonie Conference in Yerevan Passes Genocides Resolution

YEREVAN — The 31st Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the…

Stefan Ihrig to Speak on “the Armenian Genocide and the 20th Century”

Dr. Stefan Ihrig will give an online talk entitled “The Armenian Genocide…

U.S. Firm Buys Vorodan Energy Facilities In Armenia

YEREVAN — A U.S. energy company acquired on Wednesday Armenia’s largest cascade…