Pope Francis will lead a Mass dedicated to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The Pope will concelebrate the liturgy with Armenian Catholic Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni.
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, will attend the Mass.
Pope Francis will formally proclaim 10th-century Armenian monk St. Gregory of Narek as a Doctor of the church. Designating him a Doctor of the church, Pope Francis will bring to 36 the number of saintly theologians to hold the title.