Patriarchal Locum Tenens Bekjian to Return to Istanbul on April 2


ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The Locum Tenens of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, is scheduled to arrive in Istanbul on April 2, Istanbul’s Armenian Jamanak daily reports. Earlier Bekjian had said before arriving in Istanbul he would send a letter to Patriarchal General Vicar Archbishop Aram Ateshian and President of Spiritual Council Bishop Sahak Mashalian, whom he appointed as vicar, while he was not in the country.

Jamanak reports Bekjian sent an e-mail to Ateshian and Mashalian informing them of his arrival date and asking them to provide him with appropriate accomodations.