Bishop Markos Hovhannisyan led the Ukrainian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church

In March, Bishop Markos Hovhannisyan finished serving in the Diocese of Gegharkunik and was appointed new head of the Ukrainian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church. The press service of Echmiadzynu. Recall, the previous head of Ukrainian Diocese Virmensvein Apostolic Church Archbishop Gregory Buniatyan died March 8 in Kyiv. Bishop Markos Hovhannisyan was born in 1973. In 1990, he entered the seminary in Echmiadzyni graduated in 1996 and was ordained a deacon. After ordination, he served as a Deacon in Echmiadzyni a museum-treasury, and belonged to military applicationsChaplains in Armenia. Ordained yeromonaha February 29, 2000, taking the name ’ i Marcos. After his ordination, he was appointed to serve in Rostov-on-Don as an assistant bishop. Since 2001, he served in Riga (Latvia). Continuing education, Father Marcos came to St. Tikhon Orthodox Theological Institutein Moscow. He became Archimandrite (Vartabet) in 2005, after successfully defended his doctoral thesis. In 2005 he became locum tenens Gegharkunik diocese in 2006 ordained bishop and diocese headed Gegharkunik, passes source. Told