In Armenia, protesters laid siege to Echmiadzin, demanding the resignation of Catholicos


The Catholicos of all Armenians Karekin II. He is the head of the Armenian Church 19 years

Activists demanding the resignation of the head of the Armenian Church, July 6, broke into the building of the office of the Primate in the monastery of Etchmiadzin.

The head of the press service of the office of Vahram Melikyan said that broke “make categorical demands, behave provocatively, does not want to heed calls to stop these unacceptable actions,” Interfax reported.

Karen Petrosyan, the leader of the group demanding the resignation of Catholicos Garegin II, stated that the protesters were attacked by Church Ministers.

Protesters chanted: “a New Armenia – a new Patriarch!”.

Catholicos accused of nepotism and moral decay of the Church.

The incident is the police.

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