104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

A still frame from the 1919 documentary film Auction of Souls, which portrayed eye witnessed events from the Armenian Genocide, including stripped naked and crucified Christian girls. Source- https://www.raymondibrahim.com

OCP News Service - 25/4/19 Visit the Armenian National Institute for more information. Global: Armenians worldwide marked the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on 24th April 2019. Thousands of people marched in different cities of the world demanding full recognition of the genocide. Armenian Genocide was one of the worst crimes against humanity, committed by the Ottoman ...

The Speaker of the Knesset replied to the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem on Genocide Issue

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 4/6/18 The Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, the Honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein replied to His Beatitude: Your Beatitude, I regret that incorrect publications caused you disappointment. The discussion about recognition of the Armenian Genocide was not scheduled for this week at all, so it was not pulled of the agenda. ...

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem wrote to the Speaker of the Knesset after discussion of the Armenian Genocide was pulled from the agenda

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 30/5/18 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Knesset, the honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein, expressing feelings of deep disappointment. The Speaker of the Knesset pulled discussion on recognition of the Armenian Genocide from the agenda, in spite ...

Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian delegation that was present during the discussion of the motion in the Knesset. From left to right: Sako Djernazian, Hagop Djernazian, Fr. Theodoros Zakarian, Ms Anahid Avakian, Meretz Chairwoman Tamar Zandberg and Fr. Koryoun Baghdasaryan.

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 26/5/18 The Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition. Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition of the ...

California Recognizes Assyrian Genocide

Sabri Atman, second from right, with members of the California State Assembly.

AINA - 28/4/18 (AINA) -- Sabri Atman, the founder and the director of the Assyrian Genocide and Research Center, was invited to attend the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Remembrance at the California State Assembly in Sacramento California on April 23, 2018. Assembly Joint Resolution No. 37 was introduced by Assembly Member Friedman and coauthored with Assembly Member ...

“THE COMMEMORATION OF THE GENOCIDE IS RECOMMITMENT TO THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION AND REPARATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 26/4/18 24 April is the day that Armenians all over the world commemorate the Genocide and demand that their stolen rights be restored. The 24th of April is the day to honour the life and legacy of the one-and-a-half million martyrs. The goal of the Genocide was to annihilate the entire nation; but Armenians both at ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Catholicose-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/3/18 From March 6 to 10, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II made a private visit to His brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicose Karekin II, Catholicose-Patriarch of All Armenians, in Etchmiadzin – Armenia. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese of ...

Author Rubina Sevadjian donates “The Shadow of the Sultan” & “The Darker Shadow” to the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 3/3/18 We would like to thank the author Mrs. Rubina Sevadjian for donating signed copies of her books In the Shadow of the Sultan and The Darker Shadow to the Armenian Patriarchate in Jerusalem. Mrs. Sevadjian wrote these books for young readers, and her donation will enable future generations to remember ...

Erdogan Won’t Like It: Netherlands to Recognize 1915 Armenian Genocide

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Sputniknews - 18/2/18 On Thursday, the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of the bicameral Netherlands parliament, approved two motions recognizing the atrocity known as the Armenian genocide of 1915. One of the motions states that Tweede Kamer "recognizes the Armenian genocide," while the other motion states that the Dutch minister or Dutch Secretary of State will attend an ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th Armenia-Diaspora Conference

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II,  SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS  ADDRESSED TO THE SIXTH ARMENIA-DIASPORA PANARMENIAN CONFERENCE 18-20 September, 2017, Yerevan Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Armenia, Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Artsakh, Spiritual Brother, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, Honorable participants of the ...

Catholicos Aram I Highlights Problems of Emigration, Lack of Confidence; Urges National Unity

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - September 2017 His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, stressed the importance of “confidence” as one of the three key phrases in the theme of the Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference, “Mutual Confidence, Unity, and Responsibility.” “Indeed, any type of cooperation in which confidence is lacking becomes false and harmful,” Aram I said ...

Hollande calls for additional efforts to reach penalization of Armenian Genocide denial

Siranush Ghazanchyan - Public Radio of Armenia - 25/4/17 French President Francois Hollande commemorated the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide today. “I wanted to be among you for this commemoration of memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide,” Hollande said at the event. A few days before the end of his term, Francois Hollande announced the introduction of ...

A Public Concert by the Choir of the National Academy of Armenia

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - November- December 2016 22 November 2016. On Tuesday evening, the special concert organized by the Diocese of Lebanon was held at the Casino du Liban, outside Beirut. Mr Krikor Hasheolian, Chancellor of the Prelacy welcomed the audience and thanked the Catholicos for his leadership. Mr Dikran Jinbashian addressed His Holiness on behalf of the Diocese ...

His Holiness Aram I and Pope Francis Meet in Vatican

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/11/16 11 November 2016. On Friday morning the scheduled meeting between the Pope and the Catholicos was held at the Papal office in the Vatican. After sharing greetings, Catholicos Aram I expressed his great appreciation for the Pope’s two pronouncements on the Armenian Genocide of 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century, which ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Meets with Diplomatic Corps Accredited to Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - October 2016 On October 18, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with the Accredited Heads of Diplomatic Missions to the Republic of Armenia. As part of the program "Ambassadors Without Borders", the meeting was held in the Yerevan residence of the Lebanese Ambassador. Mr. Jean Makaron, ...

Thousands of Pilgrims Celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Mother of God at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - August 2016 On Saturday evening, the pilgrimage to St Mary’s Monastery concluded with the Holy Liturgy, presided by His Holiness Aram I, celebrated by Archbishop Yeprem Tabakian, and sung by the “Shenorhali” choir. The pilgrimage was established with the construction of St. Mary’s Chapel in Bikfaya in 1952; over the past four years, under the initiative ...

Knesset Committee Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem - August 2016 On Monday August 1, the Knesset Committee of Education, Sports and Culture recognized the Armenian Genocide. The Chairman of the Committee, Member of Knesset Ya’acov Margi (Shas) said that It is “our moral obligation to recognize the Armenian genocide”. Knesset members Zehava Galon (Meretz), Zouheir Bahloul and Nahman Shai (Zionist ...

Ecumenical Service and Peace Prayer at the Republic Square of Yerevan

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2016 On June 25, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church; an Ecumenical Service and Peace Prayer was held in the Republic Square of Yerevan. The prayer service was attended by around 60,000 ...

Letter of Appreciation Sent to the President of the German Bundestag

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of appreciation to Mr. Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag; and expressed his appreciation and gratitude on the occasion of the adoption of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, on June 2 by the ...

“A Strengthened Armenia and a Strongly Defended Karabagh Are the Foundations of Our Continued Demand for Justice”

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - April 2016 Abridged message of His Holiness Aram I on the One hundred and first Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, on Sunday 24 April 2016, in front of the Martyrs’ Memorial Chapel in Antelias  Following the Holy Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I addressed the thousands of Armenians who had come to pay their respects to ...