SPEECH BY PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIA GENOCIDE

April 2015 Your Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods, Dear Members of the Armenian Community of the Holy Land, Ladies and Gentlemen, We gather on this solemn occasion to remember one of the great atrocities of the 20th century – a century that was marked by many horrendous acts of ...

LIVE GLOBAL TELECAST OF THE CANONIZATION OF THE MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

23/4/15 We invite the Armenian faithful world-wide to view the Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide. Services will be offered on 23 April, starting at 17:00 Armenia Time Zone (UTC+04:00), from the Open Air Altar at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. There are several ways to watch the event. In Armenia In addition to attending ...

IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANS CONDEMNS ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

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19/4/15 Washington, D.C. — In Defense of Christians (IDC) Executive Director Kirsten Evans today issued the following statement: “On Wednesday April 15th, the European Parliament joined its voice with other international bodies and adopted a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, “paying tribute, on the eve of the centenary, to the memory of the one-and-a-half million innocent Armenian ...

OVER 600 RUSSIAN CITIES TO JOIN THE ACTION TO REMEMBER THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Pravoslavie.ru - April 2015 Several hundred events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide will be held in the Russian Federation, reports TASS. This information was received on Monday by the journalists from head of the Union of Armenians of Russia Ara Abramyan. “Hundreds of events will take place in 640 Russian cities and towns. They ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION: THERE IS THE GENOCIDE OF CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

On March 29, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who hosts the Church and the World program on Russia-24 TV network, had as his guest the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Commissioner For Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law, Constantine Dolgov. Metropolitan Hilarion: Good afternoon, dear brothers and sisters! You are watching the Church and the ...

PONTIFICAL ENCYCLICAL BY HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DEDICATED TO THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

January 2015 2015 is not just another year. As the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, it carries a special meaning, a special message and a special purpose. Every Armenian and the entire nation should reflect on the unique significance and special importance of the occasion. The Armenian Genocide has left its permanent scar on the common ...

“OUR UNITED POSITION AND OUR DEMNAD FOR COMPENSATION SHOULD BE THE FOCUS OF THE 100th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIONS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE” SAID HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 6 April 2013, His Holiness Aram I opened the consultation organized by the Lebanon Committee of the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, held at the ‘Cilicia’ Museum in Antelias. After welcoming the members of the committee and expressing his appreciation for the one-day consultation, he said, “Preparations for the 100th anniversary of ...

PROJECTS PREPARING FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE (1915-2015)

3/9/2012 His Holiness Aram I announced the implementation of three projects as part of the preparation of the 100th Anniversary Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide. The architects of the Catholicosate are invited to complete the tasks. 1. Renovation of the Statue symbolizing the post-genocide revival of the Armenian people (Bikfaya, Lebanon). The bronze Statue was prepared to mark ...

TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENOCIDE, THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PROPOSES A NEW SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS

28/3/2012 To preserve the legacy of the past and keep alive the collective memory of the Armenian Genocide, the Catholicosate of Cilicia plans to publish books on the history, culture and monuments, the irreplaceable heritage, of Armenians in Western Armenia and Cilicia. A committee will assist His Holiness Aram I in the implementation of the project. The ...

SECRETARY CLINTON RESPONDS TO ANCA; CONTINUES TO CHARACTERIZE GENOCIDE AS A CONFLICT INSTEAD OF A CRIME

9/3/2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in a written response to a letter of protest from the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), refrained from again mischaracterizing the Armenian Genocide as a “matter for historical debate,” but stopped far short of properly characterizing this atrocity as a crime, much less keeping the pledges ...

Conference on Genocide and Reparations Under Way in Beirut

24/2/2012 BEIRUT, Lebanon—On Feb. 23, the two-day international conference titled “The Armenian Genocide: from Recognition to Reparation” began in the presence experts from all over the world, ambassadors, current and former government ministers and members of the Lebanese Parliament, heads of Armenian religious communities and representatives of Armenian political parties and other institutions. Catholicos Aram I welcomed ...