Monday, July 11, 2011

The President handed the Star of the Hero of Ukraine to His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr

July 11, 2011 Featured News

On July 9 His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and All Ukraine Vladimir made an archpastoral visit to the Diocese of Simferopol, where he congratulated President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on his birthday. In his turn, the President of Ukraine handed the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church the Order of the State and the Star […]

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Manuscript Pages Stolen from Isfahan Armenian Church

July 11, 2011 Featured News

9/7/2011 The weekly paper Araks reports that pages from a manuscript belonging to the Armenian Church of the Holy Savior in Isfahan, Iran, have turned up for auction in London. News of the incident was made by the Diocesan Council of the Church in Isfahan. The Council says that it has hired the services of […]

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Turkish Minister visits Armenian Church

July 11, 2011 News

11/7/2011 Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Ertugrul Gunay visited the Armenian Holy Trinity church located in Eskisehir province of Turkey. The Minister familiarized himself with renovation works, Turkish Haberler website reports. The church was built by Armenians in 1881. After renovation it will be turned into a cultural center where exhibition, concerts and other events […]

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Ex-president afraid of Armenian claims on Georgian Land

July 11, 2011 News

11.07.2011 Trend N.Kirtzkhalia Former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze predicts serious confrontation between the church and Georgian authorities over the adoption of a bill “On granting status of subject of public law to religious organizations” by the Parliament. “With this decision the parliament and president opposed the Patriarchate of Georgia,” Shevardnadze said in an interview with […]

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Remonstrance: Some Georgians protest legalization of non-orthodox Churches

July 11, 2011 Featured News
Armenian church of Norashen (Saint Mariam), Tbilisi, Georgia

By SIRANUYSH GEVORGYAN ArmeniaNow reporter 11.07.11 Since Saturday, in Georgia, thousands of people have been holding demonstrations of protests, with calls against the “anti-Orthodox forces”, to show their anger at the legislation approved in the country’s parliament to grant legal status to five religious groups, including the Armenian Apostolic Church. Last week the Georgian parliament […]

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