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Charles Aznavour to meet Pope Francis ahead of Armenian Genocide centennial

Charles Aznavour will be at St. Peter’s Square Wednesday for the General Audience of Pope Francis. reports, citing its sources in Vatican, that the French-Armenian artist will meet the Pope at the end of the Audience.

A meeting between the Pope and the world’s most popular Armenian takes even greater significance given that 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

On this occasion, Aznavour will propose Pope Francis to hold a concert in the Vatican to commemorate the centenary of the genocide.

Remind that Pope Francis will celebrate a Mass at Basilica of San Pietro on April 12 to commemorate the Armenian Genocide centennial. The Catholcios of All Armenians is expected to attend the Mass.

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