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[[Image:Map_yerevan.gif|left]]In September [[2001]], the massive St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral was completed in celebration of the 1700th anniversary of Christianity in Armenia. The main cathedral seats the symbolic number of 1,700 worshippers, and there are two large chapels near the entrance which are primarily for weddings. The holy remains of St. Gregory were brought from [[Italy]] in time for the opening, and [[Pope John Paul II]] came to pay an official visit shortly after the consecration.
 
[[Image:Map_yerevan.gif|left]]In September [[2001]], the massive St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral was completed in celebration of the 1700th anniversary of Christianity in Armenia. The main cathedral seats the symbolic number of 1,700 worshippers, and there are two large chapels near the entrance which are primarily for weddings. The holy remains of St. Gregory were brought from [[Italy]] in time for the opening, and [[Pope John Paul II]] came to pay an official visit shortly after the consecration.
 
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In September 2001, the massive St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral was completed in celebration of the 1700th anniversary of Christianity in Armenia. The main cathedral seats the symbolic number of 1,700 worshippers, and there are two large chapels near the entrance which are primarily for weddings. The holy remains of St. Gregory were brought from Italy in time for the opening, and Pope John Paul II came to pay an official visit shortly after the consecration.

St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral - holy remains of St. Gregory
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral altar
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral dome interior
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral interior
St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral interior