Metropolitan Expresses Condolences and Solidarity

His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Metropolitan, issued a letter of prayers and condolences, on behalf of the clergy and faithful of the Northeast American Diocese to His Eminence, Archbishop Abune Zekarias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Archdiocese, on the martyrdom of 30 Ethiopian Orthodox Christian men in Libya.

Also in the recent time, His Grace offered a letter of solidarity to the His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Orthodox Church of America (under the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin), and His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan of the the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America (under the Holy See of Cilicia), on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

His Grace expressed the joy of the Northeast American Diocese, that our Catholicos of the East, His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II, is also present in Holy Etchmiadzin to participate, and concelebrate in the Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide, along with other Primates of our sister Oriental Orthodox Churches.

His Grace requests the clergy and faithful of the Northeast American Diocese, and all peace loving people for their continued prayers for the thirty martyrs. The Metropolitan of the Northeast American Diocese, also reaffirms our love to our sister Church, the Armenian Orthodox Church, and our commitment in bringing the truth of the Armenian Genocide to all people.

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