Prince William Receives Cross from
Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM—On June 28, His Royal Highness Prince William, Duke of
Cambridge, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Christian
Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, where he met with leaders of
Jerusalem’s three Christian communities. His Eminence Archbishop
Sevan Gharibian represented the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem
and gifted an Armenian cross to His Highness.

Prince William greeting Armenian religious leaders in Jerusalem.

 

Prince William with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and other religious leaders.

Prince William with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and other
religious leaders outside the church.

During the prince’s visit to the Armenian Chapel inside the Church
of the Holy Sepulchre, a welcoming speech was delivered by the
Armenian Superior of the Holy Sepulchre Church the
Rev. Fr. Samvel Aghoyan. After the speech, the Armenian Patriarch
of Jerusalem presented the cross to the prince.

Prince William with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and other religious leaders inside the church.

Prince William with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and other
religious leaders inside the church.

An inscription on the cross reads: “A present of an Armenian Cross
from the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem presented to His Royal
Highness Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, Duke of Cambridge,
during His visit to the Holy Sepulchre Church on June 28, 2018.”

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