U.S. State Department’s Religious Freedom Report Refers the Lawsuit of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia Demanding the Return of the Catholicosate in Sis

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 27/8/17 U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on August 15 presented the State Department's annual report on international religious freedom. Referring to the properties seized from the religious minorities by the Turkish government in previous decades, the report says that the country failed to return them to the owners. In particular, it pointed out that the ...

Armenian Church Leader His Holiness Aram I Speaks on Suit to Reclaim Seized Property

May 2015 A lawsuit in Turkey filed by the Armenian Church to recover its ancient headquarters, seized a century ago during the Armenian genocide, is the “first legal step” of a goal to reclaim all Armenian property seized by the Turks, a worldwide leader of the church said Monday. The leader, Aram I, Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, also ...