H.H. Aram I Decorates Mr Aram Hamparian with Knights of Cilicia Insignia

Armenian Orthodox Church of Lebanon - October 2016 During a special visit to the ANCA offices, on Wednesday 28 September, 2016, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, recognized the ANCA’s leadership in advancing the Armenian Cause, bestowing the Knight of Cilicia medal on Executive Director Aram Hamparian, in honor of the ...

Armenian Americans demand Azeri axe-murderer’s re-incarceration

10/9/2012 PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian Americans from throughout the Greater Washington DC area called Hungary's release and Azerbaijan's pardon and glorification of convicted axe-murderer Ramil Safarov a travesty of justice and pressed for the killer's immediate re-incarceration, at a demonstration held in front of the Hungarian Embassy. "Hungary's extradition of an unrepentant axe-murderer to Azerbaijan, where his actions ...

ANCA-Orange County to host commemorative Armenian Genocide event featuring a screening of “Bolis”

18.04.2012 The Armenian National Committee of America-Orange County will be hosting an Armenian Genocide Commemoration event featuring a screening of “Bolis” by Award winning Director Eric Nazarian. The event will be held on April 22, 2012 in the Gugasian Hall at Forty Martyr’s Armenian Church. “We are looking forward to this year’s commemoration as a ...

Achadjian Introduces Return of Churches Bill in Calif. Assembly

Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian

9/4/2012 SACRAMENTO—The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region welcomed the introduction of Assembly Joint Resolution 34 (AJR 34) introduced by California Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian (R-33). The resolution calls on the Republic of Turkey to respect religious freedom and return church properties to its minority communities. “I believe that this resolution is an important step in a ...

SECRETARY CLINTON RESPONDS TO ANCA; CONTINUES TO CHARACTERIZE GENOCIDE AS A CONFLICT INSTEAD OF A CRIME

9/3/2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in a written response to a letter of protest from the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), refrained from again mischaracterizing the Armenian Genocide as a “matter for historical debate,” but stopped far short of properly characterizing this atrocity as a crime, much less keeping the pledges ...

Senate Introduces Return of Churches Resolution

Senators Scott Brown, Dianne Feinstein and Mark Kirk introduced the resolution demanding Turkey to return stolen church properties.

9/3/2012 Religious Freedom Measure Calls on Turkey to Return all Stolen Christian Church Properties. WASHINGTON–Senators Scott Brown (R-Mass.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) introduced a bipartisan measure, today, calling upon the Secretary of State to press Turkey to return stolen Christian church properties and allow full freedom of faith for religious minorities, reported the Armenian ...

ANCA chairman calls for justice for Genocide

28/2/2012 Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Chairman Ken Hachikian offered a broad vision of how Return of Churches movement reflects and also materially reinforces the broader international movement to hold the Republic of Turkey responsible for a truthful, just, and comprehensive resolution of the Armenian Genocide. Hackikian offered his remarks, at the recently concluded three-day international ...

ANCA-WR to Bestow ‘Khrimian Hayrig’ Award to Prelate Mardirossian

17/10/2011 GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region announced that it will bestow the Khrimian Hayrig Award to His Eminence Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate of the Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America, at the 2011 ANCA-WR Annual Banquet for his decades of service as the spiritual leader of Armenian American communities ...