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Holy Qurbana Echoes the Armenian Way in Colaba Church

August 9, 2017 Featured
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MOTV – 9/8/17 (Armenian – Indian Orthodox Churches) Arriving in Mumbai as traders in the late 17th Century and early 18th Century, Armenians built a Church nestled in the lanes of Fort. Named St Peter’s Orthodox Church, it was built in 1796 by Armenians. Besides Kolkata, where they continue to be in large numbers, presence […]

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Armenian Church in Mumbai has no Priest

July 4, 2011 News

4/6/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net – Zabel Joshi, now last surviving Armenian in Mumbai, India, was raised as a Lebanese Armenian in Beirut. She met her husband, a Mumbai-based cloth merchant, on one of his numerous business trips to that city. She married at 23 and moved to Mumbai in 1972 and now speaks fluent Armenian, Arabic, Turkish, […]

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Armenians in Mumbai: A 200-year History

July 3, 2011 News

Aarefa Johari, Hindustan Times 3/7/2011 Zabel Joshi (nee Hayakian), now Mumbai’s last surviving Armenian, was raised as a Lebanese Armenian in Beirut. She met her husband, a Mumbai-based cloth merchant, on one of his numerous business trips to that city. She married at 23 and moved to Mumbai in 1972 and now speaks fluent Armenian, […]

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