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A meeting with Cardinal Dominik Duka took place in Prague

Within the scope of ACYOWorld Europe Regional Forum that took place in Brussels and Prague from March 1-6, Cardinal Dominik Dukan Primate of the Catholic Church of Czech republic and Archbishop of Prague received the participant clergimen of the assembly at his residence of Prague on March 5.

His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, ACYOWorld Spiritual Leader, Primate of the Western Diocese of USA; His Grace Bishop Datev Hagopian, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Romania and Vicar of the Armenian Diocese of Bulgaria; His Grace Bishop Tiran Petrosyan, Pontifical Legate of Central Europe and Sweden; His Grace Bishop Serovbe Isakhanyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Germany; Very Reverend Archimandrite Barsegh Pilavchyan, Spiritual Pastor of the Armenian communities of the Czech Republic; Very Reverend Archimandrite Tovma Khachatryan, ACYOWorld Spitirual Inspector; Father Stepanos Hovhannisyan, Spiritual Pastor of the Armenian community of Denmark; Father Vagharsh Isakhanyan, Spiritual Pastor of "Holy Mary" church of Sweden participated in the meeting.

During the meeting, Cardinal presented the history of the Catholic Church of the Czech Republic, he touched upon the friendly relations of Czech and Armenian people, in particular, the relations with the Diocese of the Czech republic and the Armenian Apostolic Church. Cardinal conveyed his greetings to His Holiness Garegin II, Catholicos of All Armenians and all the participants of ACYOWorld Europe Regional Forum.

We would like to note: that it was owing to Cardinal Dominik Duka that "Holy Spirit" Catholic Church of Prague was transferred to "Saint Gregory the Illuminator" parish community of the Armenian Apostolic Church years ago: for spiritual needs.