ECHMIADZIN — On June 20, on the International Day of Refugees, with the blessings of Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Social Services Office of Mother See provided financial assistance to 100 needy Syrian families.
The event organized jointly with the Aleppo patriotic charity organization, began with the Lord’s Prayer. Rev. Markos Mangasaryan, director of the Social Services Office of Mother See made remarks and reflected on the issues of the Syrian-Armenians who have found shelter in the Homeland. He stated that the needs and concerns of the Syrian-Armenians are constantly under the care and attention of the Armenian Church and personally attended to by the catholicos.
The event was also attended by Rev. Isahak Poghosyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Bulgaria. He extended his blessings to those attending, and gave highlighting the mission of the Social Office in the life of the people.