His Beatitude Torkom Manoogian II, Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

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Following the death of the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Torkom Manoogian II, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has written to the Vicar General of the Patriarchate to offer the Bishops’ “heartfelt condolences”.

In a letter to His Emminence Archbishop Nourhan Manoogian, Mgr Marcus Stock, General Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference, paid tribute to “an admired and faithful leader of the Christian Church”.

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The full text of the letter can be downloaded using the link in the top right-hand corner of this page.


The Bishops’ Consultant on the Middle East North Africa region, Dr Harry Hagopian, has recorded a personal reflection on HB Torkom Manoogian II. Again this can be played or downloaded to the right of this page.


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