ETCHMIADZIN–His Holiness Karekin II–Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia’s–met with Kent Hill–Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia at USAID on Wednesday.
His Holiness highly appreciated the American organization’s contribution to the development of Armenia’s economy and expressed assurance that it supported the country’s progress and the countries efforts to foster a more democratic society and government. The possibility of the organization’s cooperation with the Church was discussed–too.
During the meeting–the Church’s role in creating the society’s moral character. On that occasion His Holiness referred to the mission and future programs and projects of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin–and paid special attention to the educational programs and projects.
His Holiness and Hill spoke also about the various religious organizations functioning on the territory of Armenia and the problems related to their activity.