NICE (Armnpress) — Members of the Armenian community came together at St. Philip Church in Nice, where the Primate of the Armenian Church of France and of Europe, Bishop Vahan Hovhannisian celebrated a Holy Mass in memory of victims of the attack in Nice, Nouvelles d’Armenie reports.
He was accompanied by Father Krikor Khachatrian the parish priest and the deacons and cantors.
10 year old boy wounded during the Nice terror attack also participated in the mass. He is a member of the Church choir.
After the mass the participants led by Archbishop Hovhannisian went to Promenade des Anglais where the terror attack occurred and prayed for the victims.
“We came to pay our tribute to the victims and express our solidarity, to share the grief of the Nice residents. Remembering is a step of faith and resistance since by this we maintain the hope of life”, Archbishop Vahan Hovhannisyan said.
84 people were killed in terror truck attack in Nice, France in the evening of July 14. Dozens of people were wounded. The driver opened fire on people in the crowd, according to local reports. Police fired back and the driver was eventually shot dead.