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Surp Anna Church

Surp Anna Church
Սուրբ Աննա Եկեղեցի
Surp Anna Church and Katoghike Church
Basic information
Location Abovyan Street, Kentron District,
Yerevan, Armenia
Affiliation Armenian Apostolic Church
Year consecrated 2015
Architectural description
Architect(s) Vahagn Movsisyan
Architectural type Armenian
Architectural style Cruciform
Groundbreaking 2011
Completed 2014
Dome(s) 1

Surp Anna Church (Armenian: Սուրբ Աննա Եկեղեցի Surp Anna Yekeghets'i) is an Armenian Apostolic Church opened in 2015 in the Kentron District of Yerevan, Armenia, adjacent to the 13th-century Katoghike Church.


On July 4, 2009, a ground blessing service was conducted by Catholicos Karekin II for the construction of Saint Anna Church and the adjacent building designated to serve as the Yerevan residence of the Catholicos, based on the design of an architect Vahagn Movsisyan. The ceremony was attended by President Serzh Sargsyan; President of the Constitutional Court, Gagik Harutyunian; Mayor of Yerevan, Gagik Beglarian; Members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, Members of the Supreme Spiritual Council national and benefactors Hirair Hovnanian and his wife.[1]

The construction process was launched in 2011 and completed in 2014. On April 30, 2015, the church was consecrated by Catholicos Karekin II.[2]

The church is of single-domed cruciform style with a belfry at the entrance. The pontifical residence is built to the west of the church.


  1. ^ "The residence of the Catholicos of All Armenians will be constructed within 2 years". PanArmenian News. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Ամենայն Հայոց Կաթողիկոսի ձեռամբ օծվեց Երևանի Ս. Աննա եկեղեցին | Առավոտ – Լուրեր Հայաստանից (Surp Anna Church)". Retrieved 2015-05-02. 

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