Armenian Patriarch Locum Tenens and Armenian Primate of Germany Archbishop Karekin Bekciyan has been in Germany for a while. He announced that he’ll be in Istanbul soon and stay in the patriarchate, Agos reports.
Karekin Bekciyan wrote a letter from Germany. He reminded that he is still the Armenian Primate of Germany and has some appointments related to this seat.
He also stated that any cleric assigns a deputy when he leaves for a while, and he assigned Bishop Masalyan as his deputy to deal with the works of değabah while he is away.
He also added that he’ll be in Istanbul soon and stay in the patriarchate.