Syria to Rebuild the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor

The Church in 2009 (file). https://commons.wikimedia.org

OCP News Service - 17/1/19 Damascus-Syria: President Bashar Al Assad of Syria has promised to rebuild the destroyed Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor. The decision was taken in a meeting between then Syrian Present and Syrian-Armenians and Armenian businessmen. Dedicated to the Martyrs and victims of the Armenian genocide, Der Zor Church and its complex ...

List of Assyrian and Other Churches Destroyed in Syria

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13/12/15 (AINA) -- The following is a list of Assyrian churches and monasteries in Syria that have been destroyed by ISIS and other Muslim groups. Also included is a list of non-Assyrian churches that have been destroyed. Attacks on Christians in Syria began almost immediately after the Syrian civil war began. The attacks have targeted villages, churches ...

Catholicos Aram I Condemns the Destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria)

September 2014 22 September 2014. On Monday, upon his arrival in Athens His Holiness Aram I received the news of the destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria). The Catholicos said that the destruction of the Church, the Museum and the compound, executed on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Genocide ...

Detroit Begins Fundraising for Syrian-Armenian Relief

By Georgi-Ann Oshagan - 16/11/2012 Greater Detroit’s Armenian community kicked off its ongoing fundraising program on Oct. 26 to support Syrian-Armenian relief efforts, as ongoing violence envelops the country’s major cities that have been home to Armenians for hundreds of years. Sponsored by the Greater Detroit United Committee for Syrian Armenian Relief Fund, the event at St. ...

Catholicos Aram I: Der Zor Genocide Complex to be Restored

12/11/2012 It appears that damage to the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex in Der Zor, Syria, was the result of artillery clashes in the area and not from a targeted attack. Videos of the damage have been circulating on YouTube and other social media networks. In a statement released today by the Great House of Cilicia. Catholicos Aram I ...

The first ever Armenian Genocide monument to be erected at the Catholicosate of Cilicia

14/4/2012 The first Armenian Genocide monument ever to be erected in the world, memorial for the Martyrs of the 1915 Genocide in the courtyard of the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias Lebanon. The Martyrs’ Chapel was built when the remains of one-and-a-half million victims were brought from the desert of Der Zor to Antelias, Lebanon. Source:

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MEETS WITH THE SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE DER ZOR GENOCIDE MARTYRS MONUMENT

01/14/2011    On Friday 14 January 2011, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Supervisory Committee of Der Zor Martyrs Monument (Syria), in his office. Three years ago Catholicos Aram I had declared the Genocide Martyrs Monument as a national pilgrimage place and nominated a committee to plan and implement activities for the pilgrims.   Bishop ...

Memorial for the Martyrs of the 1915 Genocide in the Catholicosate in Antelias

“ROADMAPS AND REOPENING OF BORDERS CANNOT AND WILL NOT COMPROMISE THE ARMENIAN PEOPLE’S DEMAND FOR THE RECOGNITION OF THE 1915 ARMENIAN GENOCIDE,AND THE CLAIM FOR RESTORATIVE JUSTICE” STATED ARAM IOn Thursday, 24 April 2009, thousands of Armenians gathered in front of the Memorial for the Martyrs of the 1915 Genocide in the courtyard of the ...

More than 2500 Young Armenian Pilgrims Commemorate the 94th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the Desert of Der Zor (Syria)

On Friday 17 April 2009, His Holiness Aram I left Aleppo for Der Zor. The desert of Der Zor is the grave for a large number of Armenian victims of the Genocide by Turkey. Pilgrimage to Der Zor was the first big event to mark 2009 as the year of Armenian Youth. The pilgrimage was ...