Prayer for the Republic on the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 Also Read Bestowing of Medals in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Pontifical Letter of Blessing Issued to the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation On 20 September, on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia, a Prayer for the Republic was offered in the St. ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received Participants of the 6th International Eastern Rite Research Conference

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 On September 13, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the participants of the 6th International Eastern Rite Research Conference. The Conference is being held from September 11 to 15 in the Mother See. Rev. Fr. Daniel ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Visited the Frontline in Artsakh

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 On the morning of September 8, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; accompanied by General-Major Vardan Balayan, visited the military positions in Artsakh, to convey his Pontifical blessing to the commanders and soldiers at the frontline. His Holiness was also accompanied by the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Met With Soldiers of NKR Defense Army

  Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 On August 6, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; accompanied by the members of the Supreme Spiritual Council (SSC), visited a military unit of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic (NKR) Defense Army, where they met with commanders and soldiers. At the unit His Holiness and ...

Delegation of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League Visited the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 On 02 September 2, Mr. Seishiro Eto, Chairman of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League, and his delegation, visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. They were accompanied by the Ambassadors of the two countries. His Eminence Archbishop Nathan Hovhannisyan, Director of the External Relations and Protocol Department of the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Condolences to the President of Italy

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 On August 24, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter to Italian President Sergio Mattarella; following the devastating earthquake that occurred in central Italy. On behalf of the clergy and faithful of the Armenian Church, His Holiness addressed his letter to the ...

Pontifical Prayer Offered on Birthday of His Holiness Karkein II

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - Augsut 2016 On 21 August, in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin a special Pontifical Prayer Service was offered on the occasion of the 65th birthday of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; asking for good health, longevity and perseverance of the Pontiff of All ...

New Publication on Armenian Archimandrites

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Publishing Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has re-published the book entitled “ The Armenian Archimandrites of Northern Armenia and their Identity” written by 20th century well-known Caucasus expert Mr. ...

New Publication on Churches in Tbilisi

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Publishing Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has published a research book entitled: “The St. Gevork of Mughni and St. Nshan Armenian Churches of Tbilisi (History and Annals)” written by ...

Statement from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 On July 30, the Monastic Council of the Mother See, along with bishops from the dioceses of the Armenian Church, met in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The council members reflected on the ...

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Issues Statement on Armed Attack of Police Station

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - July 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and the members of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin, are deeply concerned about the attack on the Police Station in the Erebuni District of Yerevan, Armenia; which has resulted in the death of one policeman, injuries to both ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Letter of Condolence to French President

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - July 2016 On July 15, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to French President Francois Hollande, on the terrorist attack last night in the city of Nice. "We strongly condemn such an inhumane crime against human life. On behalf of the Armenian ...

Gevorkian Theological Seminary 2015-2016 Academic Year Closing Ceremony at the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - July 2016 On 6th July, the 2015-2016 academic year closing ceremony of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary was held in the Events Auditorium, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Following the Lord's Prayer and the singing of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary hymn, Rev. ...

Letter of Appreciation Sent to the President of the German Bundestag

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of appreciation to Mr. Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag; and expressed his appreciation and gratitude on the occasion of the adoption of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, on June 2 by the ...

Armenian Church History National Olympiad

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On April 30, the national phase of the Armenian Church History Olympiad was held at the Gevorkian Theological Seminary in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, with blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The Olympiad was initiated through the efforts of the Ministry of Education ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Students from the Hovnanian School of New Jersey

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 On April 19, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received the graduating class of the Hovnanian School (New Jersey, U.S.A.) in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The students are being accompanied by Mr. Hratch Toufayan, a benefactor of Mother See. Welcoming the visit ...

Catholicos of All Armenians and Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Visited Artsakh

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 On April 13, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and His Holiness Aram I of the Catholicos Great House of Cilicia, flew to Artsakh, to express their support to the authorities of the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (NKR), the Armenians of Artsakh, and soldiers ...

Pope Francis Will Visit Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin announces that His Holiness Pope Francis, accepting the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian authorities and the Catholic Church; 2016 will visit Armenia from June 24 to 26. Source:  

Letter from the Assyrian Church of the East to Catholicos of All Armenians on Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - April 2016 Letter from the Assyrian Church of the East in Armenia to His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians of theMother See of Holy Etchmiadzin concerning the current conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. The letter pledges the solidarity of the Assyrian community with Armenia and ...

Appeal of the Armenian Nation for Peace and Stability of the World

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 On April 3, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; offered the wish of the Armenian Republican for world security and stability. In the Mother Cathedral, following the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, the Catholicos of All Armenians, accompanied ...

Statement of His Holiness Karekin II on Military Aggressions Against Nagorno Karabakh

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - April 2016 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; released a statement condemning the aggressive military actions unleashed on April 1 and 2 by the armed forces Azerbaijan on the line of contact with Nagorno-Karabakh. The statement reads: "We strongly condemn the attacks by Azerbaijan along the ...