Armenian Church cononises 1.5 million martyrs from 1915 as saints.
23 April 2015

At a ceremony held in the Holy See of the Armenian Church at Etchmiadzin, just outside the Armenian capital of Yerevan, the Armenian Church canonised all the victims of the 1915 atrocities, said to number 1.5 million, as saints. The ceremony was attended by the President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, and other state officials.


Photo: The leaders of the Armenian Church at Etchmiadzin on 23 April 2015. (picture courtesy of Regis Gente).