Response of Souls Service offered in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Sumgait pogroms
On February 26, 2023, in the Cathedral of Saint George in Tbilisi, under the leadership of the Primate of the Armenian Diocese in Georgia, Rev. Father Archimandrite Kirakos Davtyan, Sunday Devine Liturgy was celebrated behind the closed curtain of the Holy Altar. Rev. Father Virap Ghazaryan properly preached about the mystery of the second Sunday of the Great Lent started in accordance with the calendar of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church. In his speech, Rev. Father Virap referred to the massacre and mass deportation of the Armenian population from the city of Sumgait in Soviet Azerbaijan between February 27 and 29, 1988.
In the church crowded by the faithful, among whom the presence of young people was significant, under the leadership of the Primate of the Armenian Diocese in Georgia and with the participation of clergy and deacons, Response of Souls Service offered in the memory of those Armenian people who became the innocent victims of Armenian hatred.
The memory of the righteous is blessed.