Leader for Catholic Armenians in Turkey Dies

catholicarmeniansISTANBUL — The spiritual leader of the Catholic Armenians in Turkey for 78 years, Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian has died, Agos reported. Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian, 97, had served in his post for 78 years.

The funeral ceremony was held at Surp Hovhannes Vosgeperan Church in Istanbul on September 23.