Armenia

Catholicos of All Armenians and His Holiness Aram I Visit the Sardarapat Memorial

June 1, 2014 Featured News

May- June 2014 On May 28, on the occasion of the First Republic Day, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, visited the Sardarapat Memorial. Accompanying them were Members of the Brotherhood of the Catholicosate of All Armenians and […]

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Catholicos Karekin II of all Armenia Receives Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilica

May 29, 2014 Featured News

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church – May 2014 On the evening of May 26, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilica, arrived in Armenia to attend the fourth session of the State Committee coordinating the events dedicated to the commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. His Holiness Karekin […]

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Commemorating 28 May 1916, the First Armenian Republic

May 26, 2014 Featured News

May 2014 Antelias 25 May 2014. On Sunday, following the Holy Liturgy in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I presided over the special requiem service in memory of the martyrs of the war of Independence in 1916, the first Armenian Republic. After the service, the people gathered at the Main Hall of the Residence of the […]

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Armenia to continue with teaching of Orthodox Church history in Schools

May 22, 2014 Featured News

OCP News Service Rubin (OCP Delegate of Armenia)- 22/5/14 Yerevan: The Armenian ministry of Education has confirmed that history of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church will be continued to be taught as part of the school curriculum. They refuted the rumor’s that Church history would be removed from schools as per the instructions of the UN […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Delegation of Austrian Generals

May 6, 2014 Featured News

On May 2, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Lieutenant General Othmar Commenda, Deputy Chief of the Austrian Defence Staff; and a delegation of the Generals of the Republic of Austria. Accompanying them were Mr. Aram Marutyan, Honorary Consul of the Republic […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Graduates from the Hovnanian School

April 29, 2014 News

April 2014 On April 25, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; welcomed the graduate students from the Hovnanian School of New Jersey, USA. Accompanying them were Mr. Hratch Tufayan, Benefactor of the Mother See; and representatives of the school’s faculty staff. During the […]

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US Congressmen Visit the Ecumenical Centre of the Mother See

April 29, 2014 News

April 2014 On April 24, following their meeting with His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Mr. Ed Royce, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives; and the delegation of the US congressmen visited the newly opened Ecumenical Centre […]

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“Armenians do not want sympathy or mercy from the Turkish authorities; they demand the recognition of the Genocide and Reparations,” Said His Holiness Aram I

April 27, 2014 Featured News

  April 2014 24 April 2014. On Thursday, following the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, the faithful attended the requiem service in memory of the martyrs in front of the Memorial Chapel. His Holiness Aram I presided over the service and, addressing the people, he delivered the following message: The […]

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Turkish Genocide Scholar Visits Assyrian, Armenian Genocide Memorials in Yerevan

April 25, 2014 Featured News
Assyrians at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia.

AINA – 24/4/14 Yerevan (AINA) — Today, on the 99th anniversary of the Turkish Genocide of Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks, Assyrians of Armenia visited the Armenian Genocide monument in Tsitsernakaberd and paid tribute to the memory of the victims. They laid a wreath at the memorial and placed flowers near the eternal flame of the […]

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Turkish Government Issues Message Denying Assyrian, Armenian, Greek Genocide

April 24, 2014 News

By Rufiz Hafizoglu http://en.trend.az - 24/4/14 Turkey’s Cabinet of Ministers has spread a message in connection with the events of 1915, the website of the country’s government said on April 23.The message says it is important not to be a captive of historical events and there is need to create a foundation for building a common […]

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Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Visits the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 16, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 On April 14, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Mr. Hovik Abrahamyan, the newly appointed Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. During the meeting His Holiness Karekin II offered his blessings and congratulations to Mr. Abrahamyan for assuming the […]

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His Holiness Aram I receives a delegation representing the Parliament of Armenia

April 2, 2014 News

March – April 2014 27 March 2014. On Thursday morning the delegation, accompanied by the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon and his staff, met with Catholicos Aram I. They informed him of the results of their fact-finding visits, which have included the displaced Armenians in Latakia and the President of Syria. His Holiness Aram I […]

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His Holiness Aram I briefs the Executive Committee of the Catholicosate on the situation in Kessab

March 29, 2014 Featured News

29/3/14 Following the assault on Kessab during the weekend, the Executive Committee of the Catholicosate held an extraordinary meeting and moved to help the displaced Armenian population of Kessab and called upon all Armenians to them at this tragic time. At the conclusion of the meeting, His Holiness Aram I announced that all Armenians whether […]

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The President of Armenia Serge Sarkissian and His Holiness Karekin II Express their concern about the events in Kessab to His Holiness Aram I

March 29, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 24 March 2014 – On Monday President Serge Sarkissian called Catholicos Aram I asking for information about the bombing and militia attacks from Turkey on Friday and Saturday on the Armenian town of Kessab and its surrounding villages. The President promised the Catholicos to appeal to all political entities in order to protect […]

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Major exhibition in the US documents the role of the Armenian Church during the Genocide

March 16, 2014 Featured News

 Public Radio of Armenia- 16/3/14 The Armenian National Institute (ANI), Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) jointly, and in cooperation with the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan and the Republic of Armenia National Archives, announced the release of a major exhibit consisting of 20 panels with over […]

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Major exhibit on Armenian Genocide available online

March 4, 2014 Featured News

February-March 2014 PanARMENIAN.Net -  The Armenian National Institute (ANI), Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) jointly, and in cooperation with the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute in Yerevan, and the Republic of Armenia National Archives, announced the release of a major exhibit consisting of 20 […]

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The past and future of Crimea’s Armenian community

March 4, 2014 Featured News

3/4/14 Crimea gave the world many outstanding Armenians, including world-renowned painter Hovhannes Ayvazovsky. Recent events in Crimea may complicate the live of the peninsula’s Armenian population – one of the oldest ones in Russia’s south. The first Armenians settled in Crimea in the 8th century, with the first wave of immigration starting in mid-eleventh century. […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Participants of Pan- Armenian Games

March 1, 2014 News

March 2014 On February 28, in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed the participants of the first Pan- Armenian winter games. Accompanying them was Mr. Ishkan Zakaryan, Chairman of World Committee of Pan Armenian games. Mr. Zakarian opened the meeting with […]

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Volunteer Homeland Defenders Union Board Visit the Mother See

March 1, 2014 News

March 2014 On February 26, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed members of the newly appointed Volunteer Defenders Union board in the Vache and Tamar Manoukian Library and Manuscript Repository of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The delegation was led by Lieutenant General Manvel Grigoryan, President of the […]

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His Holiness Aram I Decorates Raffi Arslanian with the “Knight of Cilicia” Insignia

February 27, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 On Sunday 23 February 2014, in the evening a special ceremony was organized to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Melkon and Haik Arslanian Djemaran (College) of the Armenian Educational and Cultural Association (Hamazkayin). Mr. Dikran Jinbashian, the current director, opened the evening. He recounted the history of Djemaran, which opened its doors 83 […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Meets the Ruler of Sharjah

February 10, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 On January 29, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, departed for the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. His Holiness Karekin II attended the awards […]

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