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Patriarch Danie I. Ciobotea

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Armenian Apostolic Church

  • Faithfulabout 7 Million, almost 2/3 of them in the worldwide diaspora outside Armenia
  • SeeEtchmiadzin (Armenia)
  • Dioceses42 dioceses belonging to the Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin (9 in Armenia, 15 in Europe, 7 in America, 3 in Africa, 2 in the Middle East, 4 in Eastern Asia, 1 in Australia); 10 dioceses, 3 prelatures and 1 vicariate belonging to the Catholicosate of Cilicia; patriachate of Istanbul/Constantinople; Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • Statusautocephalous
  • RiteArmenian
  • Liturgical LanguageGrabar (classical Armenian)
  • CalendarGregorian (Julian in the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem)
  • Title of PrimateSupreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians

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