Orthodox Archbishop, Armenian Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin
[Arpkir, TURKEY 1951]
He was pastor of the Armenian Orthodox communities in Istanbul, Jaffa and Banieh. From 1990 to 2018 he was Primate of the Armenian Diocese of the United States. In 1992 he became Archbishop and in 2018 he was elected Representative to the Holy See and Legate of the Armenian Church in Western Europe. He is responsible for relations between the Patriarchate of Etchmiadzin and the Church of Rome.