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مطرانية الارمن الارثوذكس في العراق

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Feasts of the Ascension and Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia in Baghdad

On the 27th of May 2022, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Eminence Dr. Avak Asadourian, at the Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Baghdad, on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ to heaven (to him be Glory). After the Liturgy, the Armenian National Committee of Iraq held a cultural evening at the Gulbengian Hall of the Armenian School on the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Independence Day. During the evening, historical facts, songs, and video reports were shown and performed. At the end, His Eminence the Archbishop gave a speech, stressing the historical importance of the independence of Armenia. The Chargé d’Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic in Iraq, Mr. Alek Gharibian, the head and members of the Central Administrative Committee, specialists in the Armenian issue and guests were attended.

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