Cathedral of Saint James, Jerusalem

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Cathedral of Saint James
Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց
Inside Saint James Cathedral in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem.jpg
Interior of the cathedral
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusCathedral
StatusActive
Location
LocationArmenian Quarter, Jerusalem
Geographic coordinates31°46′28″N 35°13′44″E / 31.77444°N 35.22889°E / 31.77444; 35.22889Coordinates: 31°46′28″N 35°13′44″E / 31.77444°N 35.22889°E / 31.77444; 35.22889
Architecture
TypeDomed basilica
StyleArmenian
Completed12th century

The Cathedral of Saint James (Armenian: Սրբոց Յակոբեանց Վանք Հայոց, or Saints Jacobs Armenian Cathedral) is a 12th-century Armenian church in the Armenian Quarter of Jerusalem, near the quarter's entry Zion Gate. The cathedral is dedicated to two Christian saints: James, son of Zebedee (James the Greater) (one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus) and James the brother of Jesus (James the Just).[1]

It is the principal church of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, also known as the Armenian Patriarchate of Sts. James.

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  1. ^ "St. James Cathedral". The Jerusalem Post. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.

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  • The website of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem [1]