This year the Feast of Apparition of the Holy Cross coincided with the anniversary of reconsecration of Aparan Holy Cross Church. On April 29, the sacred relic of the Lord's cross was taken from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to Aparan.
On April 20, the Union of Religious Women of Holy Etchmiadzin celebrated the 58th anniversary of their establishment.
International news: On April 30, the Primate of the the Western Diocese of Northern America blessed the foundation and the columns of St. John Garabed Armenian Apostolic Church in Hollywood.
A Christian chapel was opened in the Agriculture University of Faisalabad, Pakistan.
The Westminster College of Cambridge University hosted a symposium dedicated to Reformation.
New Bible to be published in Israel. The purpose of the new publication is to unite the Jews and Christians emphasizing the significance of Israeli lands and their ownership by the Jews.
The examinations in Princeton University have been rescheduled because of Ramadan.
Irish Police discovered the relic of the patron saint of Dublin.
The Choir of Eurnekian School of the Mother See was recognized a winner in Renaissance International Festival held in Gyumri featuring more than 3100 individual performers and ensembles from 37 countries.