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New Patriarch weighs in on Armenian-Turkish relations

December 14, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: In September, the Armenian Catholic synod elected a new Patriarch, Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, 74, to lead the Armenian Catholic Church (CNEWA profile).

94% of the Caucasus nation’s 3 million people (map) are Christian, and 82% are members of the Armenian Apostolic Church, an Oriental Orthodox church that ceased to be in full communion with the Holy See following the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon (451).

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