A commemoration ceremony of the heroes who died for their homeland in the Armenian churches of the world
A few days ago, the President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians declared November 22 the Day of Remembrance of the heroes who died defending the Homeland. A commemorating service was scheduled for that day in Armenian churches around the world.
Today, the President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and attended the commemorating service held at the open altar of St. Trdat under the chairmanship of the Catholicos of All Armenians. Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II delivered a speech of remembrance.
After the ceremony, President Sarkissian talked to the parents of the killed servicemen, the military and freedom fighters, lit a candle in memory of all our servicemen who sacrificed their lives for the sake of Homeland.