ADDRESS OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE ON THEIR CELEBRATION OF EASTER

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - April 2017 His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem 20 April 2017 Your Beatitude, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our respective Brotherhoods, Dear Fathers, Christ is risen! In this Bright Week, we greet you, Your Beatitude, and the members of your Brotherhood and the Armenian community in Jerusalem, in the joy ...

Prayer at the Armenian Church for the 102 Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 25/4/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Armash Nalbandian, Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Damascus at St. Sarkis Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Damascus. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Very Rev. ...

4 Years after the Abduction of the Archbishops of Aleppo – Prayer for their Return

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 25/4/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II called for a special prayer for the return of the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo, Boulos Yaziji and Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim, on the occasion of the 4th year after their abduction. His Beatitude Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham attended the prayer and His ...

ICON OF ST. LUKE OF SIMFEROPOL DELIVERED TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Photo: The site of Moscow

Pravoslavie.ru - 25/4/17 An icon of St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky) the Physician, of Simferopol, one of the most beloved Russian saints of the twentieth century, was delivered to the International Space Station on April 20. The icon was taken aboard the Soyuz MC-04 by Russian astronaut Feodor Yurchikhin and American astronaut Jack Fisher, reports the site of ...

Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan receives Archbishop Atallah Hanna

Prakash Varghese (Delegate of Gulf, Levant & Middle East) - OCP News Service - 25/4/17 Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received  His Eminence  Theodosius Hanna (Archbishop of Sebastia of the Jerusalem Patriarchate) in Abu Dhabi on 24/4/17, ...

Hollande calls for additional efforts to reach penalization of Armenian Genocide denial

Siranush Ghazanchyan - Public Radio of Armenia - 25/4/17 French President Francois Hollande commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide today. “I wanted to be among you for this commemoration of memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide,” Hollande said at the event. A few days before the end of his term, Francois Hollande announced the introduction of ...

Assyrians, Armenians, Greeks Commemorate Genocide in Los Angeles

AINA - April 2017 Los Angeles (AINA) -- "We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan" -- Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April 24, 1915 lead 20,000 Turkish soldiers and 10,000 Kurdish irregulars in the opening act of the ...

Assyrian, Armenian, Greek Genocide Commemoration Held in Glendale, California

AINA - April 2017 (AINA) -- The city of Glendale, a suburb of Los Angeles, California, hosted commemoration events on the Turkish genocide of Assyrians, Armenians and Greeks in World War One. Glendale is home to a large Armenian population as well as a population of Assyrians. The events included lectures, poetry readings, performances and a candle ...

The Serbian Royal Couple at Fundraising Events in Boston in Aid of Cancer Patients Care in Serbia

Church of Serbia - April 2017 Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine enjoyed an evening of Massachusetts history and fellowship for the 2017 Fundraiser supporting cancer care needs in Serbia on Saturday, 22 April 2017. The Royal couple, joined this year’s festivities along with more than 60 guests from the New England region, ...

Report from the meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - April 2017 The theme of the meeting was The attitude of Archbishop Stepinac towards the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1941 to 1945. The fourth meeting of the Joint Commission of the Croatian Bishops’ Conference and the Serbian Orthodox Church was held at the Bishop's Palace in Pozega, Croatia, on the 20th and 21st ...

Conciliar celebration of Easter in Skopje

Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid - Church of Serbia - April 2017 Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid bominated for Dr. h.c. at the National University of Athens On the third Easter day, His Beatitude Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, celebrated the Holy Liturgy in the chapel of Saint Nectarios of Pentapolj in Skopje. His concelebrant was the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received Ambassador of Serbia to the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin  - April 2017 On April 19, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Dušan Spasojevich, (residence in Athens), newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to the Republic of Armenia. His Holiness, congratulating the Ambassador on the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Met with Mothers and Widows of Killed Soldiers

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2017 On April 19, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with mothers and widows of soldiers killed during the conflict in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, Head Chaplain of the Republic of Armenia Armed Forces; ...