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Armenian church seeks return of historic headquarters

April 30, 2015

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The Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, one of the two most prominent sees in the Armenian Apostolic Church, has filed a lawsuit in Turkish court in order to gain the return of its historic headquarters, which include a cathedral and monastery.

The see, now located in Lebanon, was based in Kozan, Turkey, from 1295 until 1921, when its headquarters were confiscated by the Turkish government following the Armenian genocide.

 


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