Armenian Churches

Georgian Orthodox Church takes aim at Armenian Churches

November 6, 2018 Featured

Neil Hauer, Bradley Jardine – Eurasianet – 06/11/18 Situated in a back alley just off the vibrant Aghmashenebeli Street, where a string of new restaurants cater to tourists enjoying the laid-back pedestrian lane, Tandoyants Church can be hard to spot. Tandoyants was once testimony to the significant Armenian population in Tbilisi. But after decades of neglect, […]

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Unexpected Discoveries – The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

July 27, 2017 Featured

Khoren Bandazian – The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 27/7/17 The time before a vacation is hectic. Especially if you are going to be away for a while. Before my trip to Israel I was very busy and didn’t get a chance to think or study where we would be going so I […]

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ISIS Bombs Assyrian and Armenian Churches in Syria

April 30, 2015 Featured News
The St. Odisho Assyrian Church in Tel Tal, Syria, was bombed by ISIS

30/4/15 Also Read – The Ancient Armenian Orthodox Church of Forty Martyrs in Aleppo Destroyed: (AINA) — According to reports from Syria and also the Turkish press, ISIS has bombed two churches in Syria, the St. Odisho Assyrian Church in Tel Tal and the St. Rita Tilel Armenian Church in Aleppo. The churches were bombed […]

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Turkey must return the Armenian Churches to their rightful owners, Catholicos Aram I says

October 15, 2013 Featured News

15/10/13 In his opening remarks to the 3rd Convention of the European Armenians, His Holiness Aram I urged Turkey to “return the Armenian churches to their legitimate owners, the Armenian people”. Speaking about the Armenian people’s struggle for justice, he said that “Numerous studies, publications, lectures, seminars and conferences, substantiated by historical evidences and eye […]

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New Georgian authorities ready to restore all Armenian Churches

June 5, 2013 Featured News

Gita Elibekyan “Radiolur” Tbilisi -5/6/13 Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, accompanied by a group of representatives of the government, visited the Armenian St. Gevorg Church in Tbilisi, where reconstruction works are underway. The Prime Minister offered his support to the reconstruction fund. Georgian Minister for Reconstruction Paata Zakareishvili said all churches are the wealth of […]

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Sacred Objects from the Armenian Churches of Constantinople Topic of Fresno State Lecture

January 12, 2013 News

12/1/13 FRESNO—Dr. Ronald Marchese will discuss his recent research in Constantinople/Istanbul with a talk on “Treasures of Faith: Sacred Objects from the Armenian Churches of Constantinople and What They Tell Us About Armenian Society and Culture” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 28. This Leon S. Peters Foundation Lecture will be held in the University […]

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Book about Armenian churches introduced in St. Petersburg

December 11, 2012 News

11/12/12 ST. PETERSDBURG, DECEMBER 10, ARMENPRESS. Illustrated book entitled “The Armenian Churches through Centuries” has been introduced to the public in “Vernatun” Spiritual-Cultural Centre of St. Catharine Cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church in St. Petersburg. Boris Baratov, filmmaker and photographer living in Moscow, is the author of the book. As reports “Armenpress” small and […]

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“Armenian Churches in Tbilisi, Yesterday and Today” Exhibition Opens in Georgia

December 4, 2012 News

4/12/2012 An exhibition entitled “Armenian Churches in Tbilisi, Yesterday and Today” opened on December 1, 2012 at the “Hayartun” Cultural Center of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church in Georgia, The exhibition isdedicated to the founders of the Armenian Church Apostles Bartholomew and Thaddeus. The idea of the exhibition belongs to Varujhan Khachaturov […]

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One more Armenian church will be restored at Western Armenian territory

March 19, 2012 News

19/3/2012 Yesterday Turkish minister of culture and tourism presented money to start restoration of the Malatian Tashkhoran and Vank village churches. Armenian Church in Malatia is in the same community where Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink was born. The church is 250 years old. According to Marmara magazine the program of restoration is confirmed and the […]

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US Congressmen applied to H. Clinton: support to return Armenian Churches in Javakhk

March 3, 2012 News

3/3/2012 US Congressmen applied to the US State Secretary Hilary Clinton with an issue connected with Armenia once more. As writes quoting to the ANCA during testimony before two key U.S. House Committees Wednesday, H. Clinton was pressed on a range of concerns to Armenian Americans, including, most prominently, her recent remarks misrepresenting the […]

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Aram I calls for return of stolen Armenian Churches (Report,Snaps and Video)

February 26, 2012 Featured News

International Conference on the Armenian Genocide, part 1 International Conference on the Armenian Genocide, part 2 26/2/2012 A two-day international conference titled “The Armenian Genocide: from Recognition to Reparation” was held in Beirut in the presence of experts from all over the world, ambassadors, current and former government ministers and members of the Lebanese Parliament, […]

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Georgian Patriarch promises to mediate for Armenian Churches in Tbilisi

January 14, 2012 Featured News

13/1/2012 Delegation of Armenian Community representatives inGeorgialed by Primate of the Georgian Diocese of theArmenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan visited Patriarch of all Georgians Ilya the Second on January 11. They congratulated New Year and Christmas of the Georgian religious leader. Primate of the Georgian Diocese of theArmenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan spoke […]

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Ex-Ambassador of Georgia: we don’t want Armenian Churches

September 6, 2011 News

5/9/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net – WikiLeaks whistle blowing website released February 26, 2010 cables on a meeting with a former Ambassador of Georgia to Armenia Georgy Tabatadze addressed by ex-Ambassador of U.S. to Armenia Marie Yovanovitch to U.S. Department of State. Yovanovitch cites Tabatadze’s statement referring to a conflict between the Armenian Apostolic and Georgian Orthodox Churches […]

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SOS: Handwritings are annihilated from Armenian Churches in Tbilisi

August 27, 2011 News

26/8/2011 Armenian Churches in Georgia have always been interested and not only for Armenians or the amateurs of the church architecture. Most part of these cathedrals was built in middle ages and is protected since our days. This proofs the high spiritual and cultural level of Georgia and of Armenians as well who lived in […]

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Javakhak Armenians ask Catholicos to protect Armenian Churches

May 16, 2011 News

13/5/2011 TertAm Several Jabakhk-Armenians currently residing in Russia have addressed a letter to Catholicos of all Armenians Garegin II, asking him to take the Armenian churches of Javakhk under protection. This comes after the catholicos unveiled his plans a visit the Georgian-populated Armenian region in June, the Russian-Armenian newspaper Yerkramas reported. The authors of the […]

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Catholicos Karekin II and European official discussed problems of Armenian Churches

December 22, 2010 News

21/12/2010 On December 20, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received European Parliament’s rapporteur on Armenia Tomasz Poreba accompanied by MP Artak Zakaryan. His Holiness Karekin II spoke of the difficulties that Armenian Apostolic church faced during the 1915 Armenian Genocide and Soviet period, consequences of which are still notable, press service of Mother See […]

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Pope Meets with Orthodox, Armenian Churches

May 18, 2009 News

JERUSALEM, MAY 15, 2009 ( Benedict XVI met with representatives of Christian communities in the Holy Land, and is affirming the Catholic Church’s desire to work toward common goals of unity.The Pope said this today, the final day of his Holy Land pilgrimage, in the presence of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of the Holy City […]

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