Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Echmiadzin Condemns Turkish Nationalist Prayer in Ani Cathedral

October 5, 2010 News

4/10/2010 ECHMIADZIN, Armenia (RFE/RL)–The Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday expressed outrage at a Muslim religious service held in an Armenian holy site in eastern Turkey, calling it a serious blow to efforts to improve Turkish-Armenian relations. In a written statement, the Holy See of Echmiadzin strongly condemned the Turkish government for allowing the country’s leading […]

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New Publication From the Armenian Church

October 5, 2010 News

HE “PREFACE” TO HAWATOV KHOSTOVANIM [“WITH FAITH I CONFESS”] BY ST. NERSES THE GRACIOUS (1102-1173)* Translated by Abraham Terian ADMONITORY PREFACE TO THE PRAYER WRITTEN BY LORD NERSES THE BROTHER OF CATHOLICOS GRIGOR OF THE ARMENIANS A prayer of every Christian, to the old and the young, which all ought to learn and to teach […]

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Greek Orthodox Archbishop: Israeli occupation must Vanish

October 5, 2010 News

2010/10/03 Greek Orthodox Archbishop in Beit-ul-Moqaddas, Atallah Hanna said that Israeli Occupation must end immediately. Ahlul Bayt News Agency ; Greek Orthodox Archbishop in Beit-ul-Moqaddas, Atallah Hanna said that Israeli Occupation must end immediately. The archbishop calls on all Christians to unite with brothers in the Al-Quds Holy Land churches and with all Muslim brothers […]

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St.Spyridon relics in Moscow

October 5, 2010 News

Nikita Sumerkin 3/101/2010 Spyridon. © en.wikipedia.org In the past week, hundreds of thousands of Russians have visited the Trinity Cathedral of St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, where the relics of Saint Spyridon are currently on display. The shrine was for the first time delivered to Moscow in 2007, when more than one million and three […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians due to visit Georgia

October 5, 2010 News

05/10/2010 Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II is due to visit Georgia October 23-28, Arshak Archbishop Khachatryan told reporters today, not going deep into the schedule details, including Catholicos possible visit to Javakhk. The schedule is still being discussed and we will inform abaout it shortly, he said. According to the Archbishop, during the visit […]

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Moscow Patriarch mediates handover of Azeri saboteur’s Body

October 5, 2010 News

5/10/2010 The mediation of Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill I in returning the body of the Azerbaijani saboteur, killed in NKR-Azerbaijani line of contact, is in process, His Grace Bishop Arshak Khachatrian of Holy See of Etchmiadzin told the reporters on October 5. Karekin II informed Kirill I the Armenian side was always […]

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Orthodox Church ordains Dormont man first Priest since ’70s

October 5, 2010 News

4/10/2010 By Chris Ramirez PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Matthew Stagon, 26, said he was a teenager when he first felt the pull to become a priest. No heavenly voices urged him to do it, as he recalls. And he had no pressure from ministers or other clergy. Just a feeling. “You just know,” he said. On Sunday, […]

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Kosovo – Serbian Jerusalem

October 5, 2010 News

5/10/2010 Željka Jevtić IMPRESSIONS OF FOREIGN ARCHBISHOPS FROM PEC Church officials who attended enthronement ceremony of the Serbian Patriarch, left Kosovo and Metohija with mixed emotions. They spoke to ‘Blic’ about the joy for attending such ‘historical event’ but also about the sorrow they felt ‘seeing the circumstances in which Serbian Orthodox Church and people […]

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