Apr 24 2020

Masses and prayers in several provinces to commemorate 105th anniversary of Armenian genocide

Provinces, SANA – Masses and prayers were held on Friday in a number of provinces to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the genocide committed against the Armenians at the hands of the Ottomans, which claimed the lives of over 1.5 million people. The masses and prayers were held without the presence of congregations due to the precautionary measures against Coronavirus. Bells in Armenian churches in Damascus and all over the world tolled at 11 am to commemorate the anniversary. Mass and prayers were held at the Armenian Orthodox Diocese in Damascus, presided upon by Bishop Armash Nalbandian, who said that …