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First Divine Liturgy celebrated at Armenian Church in Malaysia

February 17, 2017 Featured
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Public Radio of Armenia – February 2017 Asbarez – On February 4, 2017 the first ever Divine Liturgy of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church in Malaysia was celebrated in Kuala Lumpur by Very Reverend Father Zaven Yazichyan, Pastor of the Armenian Spiritual Pastorates of Singapore, Myanmar and Bangladesh and the Representative of the Supreme Patriarch […]

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OCMC volunteers visit Indonesia

August 1, 2015 Featured News
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July-August 2015 The Orthodox Diocese of Singapore and South Asia in cooperation with the Orthodox Christian Mission Center ran a program of religious education in Sumatra, Indonesia, from June 28 to July 12, 2015. Seven volunteers from the United States of America (Mr. Richard J. Mohr, Megan Haak, Mrs. Roberta Sardell, Presbytera Renee Ritsi, Maxim […]

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Pontifical Visit and Armenian Cross-Stone Blessing in Singapore

October 3, 2014 Featured News

October 2014 On September 28, the Pontifical visit of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, was commenced. During the visit a Divine Liturgy was held in the St. Gregory the Illuminator church of Singapore, upon completion of which His Holiness offered a Blessing service for the memorial to the victims of the Armenian […]

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Pontifical Visit to the Far East

September 24, 2014 News

September 2014 On Septmeber 23, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians departed for a Pontifical visit to the Far East. During the visit His Holiness will be in India, Singapore, and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. His Holiness is being escorted by His Grace Bishop Haigazun Najarian; Primate […]

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Grand mufti: Morsy should address Copts’ fears

June 27, 2012 Featured News

Al-Masry Al-Youm 27/06/2012 President-elect Mohamed Morsy should address the fears of his Coptic “brothers” and their problems on the ground, Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa said Wednesday. The mufti said Morsy alone would not be able to reform the country or address problems faced by average citizens, and that he needs nationwide support, according to statements […]

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Armenians printed the first paper and founded the first church in Singapore

March 30, 2012 News

28/3/2012 Within the framework of the visit to Singapore Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan had a meeting with Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam. The interlocutors discussed the cooperation between the two countries in different spheres and the perspectives of intensification of the political dialogue. According to the President of Singapore, although the two countries established […]

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Iconic buildings to shed more light on heritage

December 23, 2011 News

By Wendy Wong 223/12/2011 SINGAPORE: The facades of six iconic buildings in Bugis and Bras Basah have been turned into canvasses of light – to shed new light on their heritage. It’s part of efforts by the National Heritage Board to raise awareness of their past and create a new experience. A new look for […]

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The Chancellor of OMHKSEA was elected as Metropolitan of Singapore

November 4, 2011 News
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3/11/2011 The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (Ecumenical Patriarchate) The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia with great joy announces that on November 3,2011 the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate elected the Rev.Archimandrite fr.Konstantinos Tsilis, Chancellor of OMHKSEA, as Metropolitan of Singapore! The Episcopal ordination of the […]

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Armenian Church of Singapore Celebrates Major Anniversary

May 24, 2011 News

20/5/2011 SINGAPORE — One sometimes wonders about the lost communities of the Armenian diaspora. Singapore, whose 175-year-old church, The Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator, comes to mind as an example. Singapore’s Armenian heritage has not disappeared. The community, which had leaders that established notable Singapore institutions such as the Strait Times (national newspaper) […]

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Armenian church celebrates 175 Years

March 30, 2011 Featured News

By Jennani Durai 27/3/2011 The Armenian community in Singapore celebrated the 175th anniversary of its church on Sunday, with more than 160 Armenians from 14 countries flying in to attend the festivities. The Church of St Gregory the Illuminator in Hill Street is Singapore’s oldest Christian church, and was gazetted as a national monument in […]

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Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator Singapore marks 175th Anniversary

March 3, 2011 Featured News

28/2/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net – The Trustees of the Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator Singapore and the Armenian community in Singapore invite Armenians from around the world in celebrating the 175th anniversary of the consecration of the first church in Singapore, the Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator. Consecrated on 26 March 1836, the […]

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Muslims burn churches in Indonesia

February 11, 2011 News

8/2/2011 Three churches were destroyed in the Indonesian city of Java in clashes which broke out after a verdict to a Christian who was accused of spreading anti-Muslim leaflets was passed, the Jakarta Globe reported referring to AFP. Muslims burnt churches and clashed with police on Tuesday after the Christian, Antonius Bawengan was sentenced to […]

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