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THE FEAST OF ALL THE SAINTS OF PALESTINE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 17, 2018 Featured

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 17/6/18 On Sunday May 28/June 10, 2018, after the Sunday of All the Saints, the Patriarchate celebrated the established feast of all the Saints of Palestine, according to its Status Quo. They are all the righteous saints of the Old Testament, the Apostles of the New Testament, the martyrs and the saints […]

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PASCHAL GREETINGS TO THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY ON THE OCCASION OF THEIR PASCHAL VISIT TO THE PATRIARCHATE

April 16, 2018 Featured

Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/4/18 10 April 2018 This speech was not delivered in person, but is sent to the Armenian community via this website. His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem Your Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods, Dear Fathers, Christ is risen! We welcome you to our […]

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STATEMENT ON MUNICIPAL THREATS AND THE DISCRIMINATORY “CHURCH LANDS BILL”

February 25, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 25/2/18 We, the Heads of Churches in charge of the Holy Sepulchre and the Status Quo governing the various Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem – the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, the Custody of the Holy Land and the Armenian Patriarchate – are following with great concern the systematic campaign against the Churches and […]

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CHRISTIANS PROTEST AGAINST ILLEGITIMATE CHURCH TAXATION DECISION BY JERUSALEM MUNICIPALITY

February 25, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/2/18 On Saturday February 4/17, 2018, hundreds of Christians rallied in support of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate and the rest of the Jerusalem Churches against the recent tax measures (Arnona) imposed by the Israeli Jerusalem Municipality on the Holy Churches and their adjacent buildings. These tax measures are a flagrant violation […]

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FESTAL VISIT OF THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE TO THE ARMENIANS

January 22, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 22/1/18 The visit of our Patriarchate to the Armenian Patriarchate for their joint Feast of Christmas and Theophany, in return of their visit on our Christmas Feast, took place on Saturday morning, January 7/20, 2018. On this visit His Beatitude and His entourage of Hagiotaphite Fathers were received by the Armenian […]

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ADDRESS OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM TO THE ARMENIAN DELEGATION ON THEIR VISIT TO THE PATRIARCHATE FOR THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY

January 10, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 10/1/18 Your Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods, Dear Fathers, We welcome you to our Rum Orthodox Patriarchate and we thank you very much for your greetings on the occasion of our celebration of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. In this […]

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SPEECH OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR RECEPTION BY THE MINISTER OF TOURISM

December 14, 2017 Featured

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 14/12/17 You Excellency Mr. Levin, You Excellency Mr. Halevi, Respected Members of the Government, Esteemed Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Beloved Fellow Heads of the Churches and Leaders of Communities of Faith, Ladies and Gentlemen, Once again we gather as our communities of faith are preparing to celebrate this season of light and […]

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ADDRESS OF H.H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE CONFERENCE ON PLACES OF WORSHIP AND HOLY CITES IN CYPRUS

November 13, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 13/11/17 Conference on Places of Worship and Holy Sites sponsored by the Conference of European Churches – Jerusalem as a Holy Site His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem 9 November 2017 Your Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostom of Cyprus, Dr. Elizabeth Kitamovitch, Respected Participants in this Conference,  Ladies and Gentlemen, The […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS HIS HOLINESS THE POPE OF ROME

October 29, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 29/10/17 On Monday 10th/23rd October 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III visited His Holiness Pope Francis of Rome at the Vatican. His Beatitude’s entourage on this visit were Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Archdeacon Mark. Upon His arrival at the airport […]

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APPEAL OF THE PATRIARCHS AND HEADS OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN JERUSALEM

September 11, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 11/9/17 The Heads of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem, having completed their mission at their meeting on Friday 12th/25th August 2017, at the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate, under His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos have made an urgent appeal today 23rd August/5th September 2017, for the protection of the property of […]

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Moment of Truth in Jerusalem

January 23, 2013 News

 Edmond Y. Azadian – 22/1/13 An eerie silence reigns over the Armenian news media, both in Armenia and in the diaspora, on one of the most crucial issues facing the entire Armenian world. Indeed, the election of a patriarch in Jerusalem is around the corner when the Brotherhood of St. James convenes on January 23. We cannot lull […]

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Armenians Voice Fears Over Threat to Rights in Holy Land

January 3, 2013 Featured News

Jerusalem, Dec 30, 2012 – The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, a member of the triumvirate of Guardians of the Christian Holy Places, has voiced grave fears over the threat of the erosion of its historic and traditional rights in the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. The rights and privileges that are the legacy of the […]

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Armenians Voice Fears Over Threat to Rights in Holy Land

January 3, 2013 Featured News
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Jerusalem, Dec 30, 2012 – The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, a member of the triumvirate of Guardians of the Christian Holy Places, has voiced grave fears over the threat of the erosion of its historic and traditional rights in the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. The rights and privileges that are the legacy of the […]

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