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Jacob Petros II Hovsepian

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Hagop Petros II Hovsepian

Hagop Petros II Hovsepian was born in Aleppo, Syria.

Spent 10 years living spiritual life at St. Antoine’s Convent. Ordained as priest by Monsignor Ardzivian in 1720. His first church was in Pasha, Ottoman Empire. He was later ordained Bishop by Ardzivian with two other priests, they in turn consecrated Abraham Petros I Ardzivian, patriarch.

He was the assistant to Abraham Petros I Ardzivian for 35 years.

Abraham Petros I Ardzivian and Hagop are responsible for the construction of the convent at Bzommar with also became the Seat of the patriarch from 1749 on.

Hagop with his predecessor are the founders of the order of St. Antoine’s and the convent at Kreim.


See also

Armenian Catholicos of Cilicia

List of Armenian Catholic Patriarchs of Cilicia

Armenian Patriarchs of Constantinople

Armenian Patriarchs of Jerusalem



External links

  • [1] Armenian Catholic Church
  • [2] Armenian Catholic Community in Australia
  • [3] Armenian Catholic Community in Canada
  • [4]
ru:Хагоп Ховсепян
Preceded by
Abraham Petros I Ardzivian
Patriarch Catholicos of Cilicia
Succeeded by
Michael Petros III Kasparian

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