What the World Witnessed a Century Ago – A Presentation by the AGBU Asbeds

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Western Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of North America - March - April 2015Begins - Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30pmEnds- Friday, April 10 at 9:30pmContact- asbeds@agbuca.org Location- Skirball Cultural CenterAddress- 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles CA, 90049Source:

The Address of Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa

Bp Daniel

SAN FRANCISCO, CA [OCA] - January 2015 On the eve of his consecration to the episcopacy at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here, His Grace, Bishop Daniel addressed the assembled hierarchs, clergy and faithful. The text of his address appears below. Address of the Right Reverend Archimandrite Daniel Bishop Elect of Santa Rosa on the Eve of His Episcopal Consecration Your ...

The Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa

SAN FRANCISCO, CA [OCA] On Saturday, January 24, 2015, clergy and faithful from parishes across the Diocese of the West and beyond gathered at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, during which Bishop-Elect Daniel [Brum] was consecrated to the Episcopacy as Bishop of Santa Rosa, Auxiliary to His Eminence, ...

San Francisco site of Episcopal Consecration of Archimandrite Daniel

Fr Brum

SAN FRANCISCO, CA [DOWOCA] - January 2015 Archimandrite Daniel [Brum] will be consecrated to the episcopacy at historic Holy Trinity Cathedral here January 23-24, 2015. On October 21, 2014, the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America elected Father Daniel to serve as Auxiliary to His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the ...

An Open Letter to Pope Francis

  InSerbia News - April 2014 Your Holiness: As a double victim of Balkan genocide, I write this Open Letter to appeal to your humanitarian nature exhibited in recent public appearances. In 1941, in the village of Vojnic, Croatia where my father was born, 99 Serbians were locked inside their church and burned to the ground by Nazi ...

Armenian Assembly marks 40th anniversary

6/10/2012 - In a capacity-filled venue, Armenian Assembly members, supporters and friends alike gathered on September 22 in downtown Los Angeles, California, as the Assembly celebrated its 40th anniversary, reported the Assembly. The Assembly Gala honored several outstanding individuals exemplifying decades of public and community service. Presenting the Assembly's "Distinguished Humanitarian Award" to Elizabeth Agbabian, Flora Dunaians, and ...

U.S. House of Representatives calls on Turkey to return the Christian Church Properties

15/12/2011 The U.S. House of Representatives today adopted a landmark religious freedom measure, H.Res.306, calling upon Turkey to return the Christian church properties it stole through genocide, and to end its repression of the surviving members of the vast Christian civilizations that once represented a majority in the territory of the present-day Republic of Turkey, the ...

Russian Orthodox Church in CA to be divided into 4 parts

By Alisher Karimov 2011-08-25 BISHKEK – The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) has decided to form a Central Asian Metropolitan District containing four independent parts, archpriest Igor Dronov, secretary of the Bishkek diocesan administration of the ROC, told Central Asia Online. The move is meant to simplify church governance, he said. In each of the four affected countries – ...

From Genocide Recognition To Reclaiming Church Properties

Harut Sassounian

BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN 24/6/2011 The Armenian-American community took a major step last week to reverse the consequences of the Armenian Genocide and end the Turkish government’s long-standing policy of erasing all traces of Armenian civilization from present-day Turkey. Going beyond mere acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide, some members of Congress have introduced a new resolution that urges “the ...

OCA Archivist to offer presentations marking 40th anniversary of the OCA’s Autocephaly

8/8/2010 SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- Mr. Alexis Liberovsky, Archivist of the Orthodox Church in America, will offer a series of lecture and media presentations on the history of the Church in America in several west coast parishes August 15 through 24, 2010. The presentations, which mark the 40th Anniversary of the OCA’s Autocephaly, will highlight the key ...

Summer Camps in full Swing

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- Despite June and July’s record temperatures, countless children and teens have been enjoying their experiences at the Orthodox Church in America’s summer camps. While some camps have ended their seasons -- Saint Eugene’s Camp, Dunlap, CA; Saint Peter the Aleut Camp, Weatherford, TX; Saint Tikhon’s Camp, South Canaan, PA; and the Chicago ...

St. Thomas, the Apostle Syriac Orthodox Church, San Jose, CA consecrated

SAN JOSE, CA: By the Grace of God, His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan Archbishop of the Western US, accompanied by His Eminence Mor Gregorios Saliba Shamoun Archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, and His Eminence Mor Filuksinos Saliba Archbishop of Mardin and Turkey, celebrated the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, June 20th 2010, at 12:00 pm, and ...