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His Holiness Karekin II Received the Newly Appointed Ambassador of Greece to Armenia

October 13, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – October 2016 On 10 October, Nafsika Nancy Eva Vraila, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Greece to the Republic of Armenia; was received in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. His Holiness congratulated the Ambassador […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Centre Delegation Visits Mother See

October 9, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – october 2016 A delegation of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin on 05 October. His Eminence Archbishop Nathan Hovhannisyan, Director of the External Relations and Protocol Department, welcomed the delegation to the spiritual center of All Armenians. During the meeting, they discussed the […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Ambassador of Georgia

October 1, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2016 On September 23th, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Giorgi Saganelidze, Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to the Republic of Armenia. Welcoming the newly appointed Ambassador, His Holiness reflected on the long-standing […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Met With Soldiers of NKR Defense Army

September 10, 2016 Featured News

  Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2016 On August 6, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; accompanied by the members of the Supreme Spiritual Council (SSC), visited a military unit of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic (NKR) Defense Army, where they met with commanders and soldiers. At the unit […]

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Opening Ceremony of Sts. Tarkmanchatz School for the New School Year of 2016-2017

September 1, 2016 Featured News
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Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2016 On September 1, the official Opening Ceremony of the 2016-2017 school year of Sts. Tarkmanchatz School took place in the school’s events hall. The members of Sts. James Brotherhood, as well as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia to Israel participated in the ceremony. After […]

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Olympic Medalists Visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

August 31, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – August 2016 On 29 August, wrestler Mihran Harutyunyan and weightlifter Simon Martirosyan, both Olympic medalists, were received in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin by His Grace Bishop Arshak Khachatryan. The athletes had recently returned from the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic games, held in Brazil from 5 – 22 […]

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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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