Visit of a Hungarian Delegation to Help Persecuted Christians

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 5/7/17 His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities led by Mr. Tamas Torok, Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Hungary to Lebanon, at Mor Gabriel Monastery, Ajaltoun – Mount Lebanon. The reception ...

“Our Last Stand: Saving Christianity in Iraq”

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - July 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II spoke at the Panel entitled: “Our Last Stand: Saving Christianity in Iraq” at the conference on the Future of Christians in Iraq. The panel was moderated by MEP Gyorgy Holvenyi. His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, Very Rev. Archimandrite Emanuel ...

New Publications from the Armenian Orthodox Church

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - July 2017 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Publishing Department of Mother See has published two new boosk. The first is a Russian-language work entitled “St. Grigor of Tatev and his Morality”by Rev. Fr. Ghevond Hovhannisyan, a member of the ...

Gevorkian Theological Seminary 2016-2017 Academic Year Closing Ceremony

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June - July 2017 On 24th June, the 2016-2017 academic year closing ceremony of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary was held in the Events Auditorium, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Attending the ceremony were members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See, ...

Discussion on Religion and the Environment Held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - July 2017 On June 28, an inter-religious Armenian-Iranian discussion on Religion and the Environment, was held in the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See. The event was organized by the World Council of Churches Armenia Round Table Foundation; in cooperation with the Ecumenical Relations Department of the ...

The Seminary of the Catholicosate of Cilicia holds its 87th Commencement Ceremony

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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - July 2017 18 June 2017. On Sunday evening, His Holiness Aram I presided over the 87th Commencement, which also marked also the 65th Anniversary of the construction of St. Mary’s Church. Clergy, the faculty of the seminary, representatives of the community organizations and the public gathered at the courtyard of the church to celebrate the two events. The ...