03, 2013

President Serzh Sargsyan in Vatican attended the ceremony of inauguration of the newly elected Pope Francis


Today, in Vatican President Serzh Sargsyan attended the ceremony of inauguration of His Holiness the newly elected Pope Francis. The President of Armenia congratulated His Holiness on his election as Pope and pontiff of the Catholic world. Serzh Sargsyan noted that for the Armenian people, which were the first to adopt Christianity as state religion, this is a special event which bears an exceptional meaning and promise. The President stated with satisfaction that the Chair of Saint Peter will be occupied by a friend of the Armenian nation, who knows well our culture and history that he proved on many occasions during his work in Argentine.

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