BREAKING NEWS: Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan of Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul dies
14:58, 8 March, 2019
YEREVAN, MARCH 8, ARMENPRESS. Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople Archbishop Mesrop Mutafyan has passed away after many years of battling dementia, Turkish media reported.
Details will be reported shortly.
Mutafyan, officially known as Mesrob II, began suffering from dementia in 2008 and has been in a coma since then.
He died aged 62 at the Yedikule Holy Savior Armenian Hospital in Istanbul.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan