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Catholicos of All Armenians Received the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Zahle

July 24, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – July 2016 On July 21, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received His Eminence Metropolitan Antonios (El Soury) of the Archdiocese of Zahle of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. He was accompanied […]

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Issues Statement on Armed Attack of Police Station

July 18, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – July 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and the members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, are deeply concerned about the attack on the Police Station in the Erebuni District of Yerevan, Armenia; which has resulted in the death of one policeman, injuries to […]

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Pope Says Christians Should Apologise To Homosexuals

June 27, 2016 Featured News
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www.journalism.mak.ac.ug – 27/6/16 – Submitted by Christopher Tusiime CNN REPORT HERE: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/06/26/world/pope-apologize-gays/ Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians owe apologies to gays and others who have been offended or exploited by the church, remarks that some Catholics hailed as a breakthrough in the church’s tone toward homosexuality. “I repeat what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says: […]

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Pope Francis Will Visit Armenia

April 12, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – April 2016 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin announces that His Holiness Pope Francis, accepting the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian authorities and the Catholic Church; 2016 will visit Armenia from June 24 to 26. Source:  

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Patriarch Kirill calls upon religious leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to help stop bloodshed in NagornoKarabakh

April 12, 2016 Featured News
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Moscow Patriarchate – April 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent messages to Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, chairman of the Caucasus Moslem Board, stating the concern and anxiety with which he took the tragic news about the hostilities in NagornoKarabakh resulting in […]

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Letter from the Assyrian Church of the East to Catholicos of All Armenians on Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

April 10, 2016 Featured News

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East – April 2016 Letter from the Assyrian Church of the East in Armenia to His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians of theMother See of Holy Etchmiadzin concerning the current conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. The letter pledges the solidarity of the Assyrian community with […]

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International Symposium “Traditional Values: The Spiritual and Moral Development Milestones of Contemporary Society” held in the Mother See

April 4, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March-April 2016 On March 31, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an international Symposium titled “Traditional Values: The Spiritual and Moral Development Milestones of Contemporary Society” was held at the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See. The […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians received Russia’s Minister of Health

March 3, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin- March 2016 On March 2, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Ms. Veronica Skvortsova; Minister of Health of the Russian Federation. She was accompanied by Mr. Armen Muradyan, Minister of Health of the Republic of Armenia. During […]

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“I Confess With Faith” to be Recited each Lenten Friday in the Mother Cathedral

February 19, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; every Friday during Great Lent, the “I Confess With Faith” prayers of Patriarch St. Nerses the Graceful (1166-1173) will be recited in the Mother Cathedral during Evening Service, by pupils from different secondary schools of Armenia. On February […]

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Orthodox Seminarians in Search of two DUDUKS

December 7, 2015 Featured News

December 2015 Visit Website of Paul Sushil here: http://www.psorthodox.com/ Russsian Orthodox Seminarians Paul Sushil and his friend are trying to learn the art of playing Duduks.  “GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD ON THE LYRE; SING PRAISES TO HIM ON A TEN-STRINGED INSTRUMENT” – NEED INDEED “Give thanks to the LORD on the lyre; Sing praises […]

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Armenia Armed Forces Chaplaincy Meeting Held in theArmenia Armed Forces Chaplaincy Meeting Held at the Mother See Mother See

December 7, 2015 Featured News

On December 4th, a final clergy meeting for 2015 of the Republic of Armenia Armed Forces Chaplaincy was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was led by His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, the Head Chaplain of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia. The spiritual servants of the army corps […]

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Knights of Vartan Organization visits Holy Etchmiadzin

October 11, 2015 News

On October 6, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the leadership of the Knights of Vartan organization, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. During the meeting, His Holiness was briefed on the activities of the charitable diasporan organization, and their activities in support of the schools and kindergartens […]

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Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas

June 24, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 Saint Bartholomew, the Apostle.Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Great Apostles. In all probability, it appears that Bartholomew and Nathaniel are one and the same person. He was a companion of the Apostle Philip and Philip’s sister, the virgin Mariamna and, for some time, a companion of St. John the Theologian. Bartholomew preached […]

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MEETING OF THE I.A.O. INTERNATIONAL SECRETARIAT AND COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS AND RAPPORTEURS

May 15, 2015 Featured News
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    April- May 2015 On the occasion of the memorial events marking the 100 years since the Armenian genocide, held in Yerevan, the second annual meeting of the International Secretariat and Committee Chairpersons and Rapporteurs of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.), was organized in Yerevan, 22 – 25 April 2015. Members of Parliaments […]

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The Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide: A Prayer for Justice and Peace

May 9, 2015 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2015 On the evening of May 7, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia; and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia; attended an ecumenical prayer service: The Holy Martyrs of the […]

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OCP Delegate Dr Rubina Khachatryan of Armenia meets Catholicose Baselios Paulose II & the Indian Orthodox Malankara Delegation

April 28, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 28/4/15 Yerevan: Before departure from Armenia, His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Metropolitan of Malankara) and the delegation from Indian Orthodox Church received Dr Rubin (Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Delegate of Yerevan & All Armenia) 25th April, Saturday 2015. She also represent the Armenian […]

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Armenia’s Deputy Speaker Receives Assyrian Delegation

April 26, 2015 Featured News

http://www.parliament.am – 26/4/15 On April 25 the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov received the Foreign Assyrian Delegation members Vasily Shumanov, Norman Solkha, Shiba Mandu, Sabri Atman, Arsen Mikhailov, Edvard Nadirshah and the representative of the Assyrian community in Armenia Anahit Khosroeva. Welcoming the representatives of the brotherly people, the NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov thanked […]

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Turkish President addresses acting Armenian Patriarch Aram Atesyan

April 26, 2015 Featured News

Public Radio of Armenia – 26/4/15 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that Turkey shares the pain of the Armenian community on the centennial anniversary of the mass deportation of Ottoman Armenians, which he described as “sorrowful events,” the Hurriyet Daily News reports. Erdoğan’s message, addressed to Acting Patriarch Aram Ateşyan in Turkish, Armenian and English, […]

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Pictures from the Ceremony held at the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex

April 24, 2015 Featured News

24/4/15 Yeravan: Random pictures from the held Ceremony at the memorial complex (Tsitsernakaberd) in Yerevan, Armenia.  The event is organized to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide on 24/4/15. Large number of world religious  and political leaders took part in the event.  Source 1: Source 2:  Source 3: Source 4: Source 5: Source 6:  

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WATCH LIVE the Ceremony at the Genocide Memorial Complex in Yerevan

April 24, 2015 Featured News

24/4/15 WATCH LIVE THE Ceremony at the memorial complex (Tsitsernakaberd) in Yerevan, Armenia.  The event is organized to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Source:

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Russian President Vladimir Putin Arrives in Armenia to attend Genocide Centenary

April 24, 2015 Featured News
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Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service Yerevan: President Vladimir Putin of Russia has arrived in Yerevan, the Capital City of Armenia to take part in the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Armenian Genocide. He was received by Serzh Sargsyan – the President of Armenia. A high level Russian delegations is there […]

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