Armenian Orthodox priest giving speech - Stock image
Akdamar Island, Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia, Turkey - Middle East, Van - Turkey
Van, Turkey - September 9, 2012: Armenian Orthodox priest giving a speech during the ceremony in Akhtamar Church in Van, Turkey. He is holding a holy cross and a scepter. Other priestess are listening to him carefully. Akhtamar Church is a historic place for Armenian Orthodox religion. It's called Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross. This place is opened run 2010 for worship. This ceremony happens once a year.