St. Grigor Narekatsi Declared a Doctor of the Church

St. Grigor Narekatsi Declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope Francis in 2015

In 2015, Pope Francis formally proclaimed St. Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekatsi), a 10th-century Armenian mystic monk, as a doctor of the church, making him the first Doctor of the Church to have lived outside direct communion with the Bishop of Rome: after all, St. Gregory was a member of the Armenian Apostolic Church, not …

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