The Armenian Catholic Patriarchate mourns the death of Claire, the sister of His Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics that took place on Sunday the 17th of August in Cairo (Egypt) after suffering from a long term disease.
On Monday the 18th of August 2008, His Beatitude left to Cairo to preside the funeral which will take place on the same day in Cairo in the Armenian Catholic church.
On August 24 2008, His Beatitude will be celebrating the Divine Liturgy and performing a memorial service for the soul of His sister in the Bzommar after which He will be receiving the condolences in the convent hall.
The secretariat of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate and all the Armenian Catholic believers express their condolences to His Beatitude, praying that God will receive Claire’s soul in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Armenian Catholic Patriarchate