Catholicos of All Armenians Visited Yerablur Military Cemetery

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - January 2017 (YEREVAN, Armenia) On 30 December, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenian; and President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia; visited the Yerablur Military Cemetery. They were accompanied by clergy and state officials. Following the wreath-laying ceremony, His Holiness offered a prayer for the ...

The Armenian church in Kars is in the centre of the attention of tourists

22/11/2012 YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 21, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian Church of the Twelve Disciples in Kars attracts the attention of both local and foreign tourists due to its historical construction and architecture. As reports "Armenpress" the Director of Culture and Tourism of Kars Hakan Doğanay stated this in a conversation with the reporter of "Anadolu" news agency. The ...

Renovated Diyarbakir Armenian church to host liturgy in renovated monastery complex

4/8/2012 YEREVAN. – Armenian Deputy Patriarch of Constantinople, Archbishop Aram Ateshyan visited Armenia at the invitation of the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora and within the frameworks of the My Armenia cultural festival. In an interview with told the Akunk daily he named the day of the second liturgy to be held in the Armenian St. Giragos Church ...

Armenian soldier has been killed in Syria

30/5/2012 YEREVAN, MAY 30, ARMENPRESS: The latest events in Syria again harmed Armenian community of Syria. The Armenian community on Damascus lost Armenian soldier. Armenpress was informed from representative of Armenian community of Syria Nazareth Elmadzyan Levon Kuiumdzyan born in 1992 was killed during the clashes in the territory of Bab al Haua near Turkish-Syrian border. Earlier ...

Ancient inhabitation beneath Armenia’s Tatev Monastery – newspaper

10/4/2012 YEREVAN. – There is an ancient city in the area of Armenia’s Tatev Monastery, under the earth. This city is not yet studied, and archaeologists from Russia are planned to come to carry out studies, Iravunk daily writes, referring to the information it has received. “Senior specialist Boris Gasparyan of the ...

Armenian Church to receive new privilege

16/2/2012 YEREVAN. – The legalization payments will be exempt for Armenia’s churches and church structures which the individual benefactors had built, but without the appropriate formalities. The State Committee of Real Estate Cadastre presented such draft decision for the Government’s approval. And this matter is included on the Government’s session on Thursday. This decision refers ...

Slovakian clergymen to visit Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh

14/2/2012 YEREVAN.- The representative of Slovakian clergy will visit Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, leader of Armenian community of Slovakia Ashot Grigoryan said at a Tuesday press conference. According to him, the delegation will arrive in Armenia on February 28 to hold meetings with Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II. After a two-day visit to Armenia, the delegation will leave ...

Opening presentation of new charity foundation takes place in Yerevan

23/12/2011 YEREVAN. - Hovhannes Sage Catholicos of Odzun charity foundation’s opening presentation took place in the Armenian-Russian (Slavonic) university in Yerevan on Thursday. The foundation was created to bring to live at least some of the national historic and architecture monuments. The aim of the foundation is to restore the historic and architecture masterpieces in the territory ...

Armenia’s President attends ceremony marking Catholicos’ 60th Birthday

4/11/2011 YEREVAN. – Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan attended, at the Holy See of St. Etchmiadzin on Friday, the Patriarchal Wish Ceremony marking 12th anniversary of Karekin II’s election as Catholicos of All Armenians and also his 60th birthday, Presidential Press Office informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. In addition, the Ararat Union of capital Yerevan’s St. Sargis Vicarial ...

Church cannot remain indifferent against emigration from Armenia – Catholicos of Cilicia

19/9/2011 YEREVAN. – We are concerned that emigration [from Armenia]is continuing at the same rate, Catholicos of the Greater House of Cilicia Aram I stated during a conference, in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, with heads of diaspora-Armenian organizations. In his words, today the Armenian homeland and nation face serious challenges. “During the Armenia-Diaspora ...

Catholicos of All Armenians pays visit to South America

5/5/2011 YEREVAN. - Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II paid a visit to South America on Thursday. Karekin II will visit Armenian dioceses in South America (Brazil on May 6-10, Uruguay on May 10-12 and Argentina on May 12-21). The Armenian spiritual leader will also visit Armenian communities in Chile and Venezuela on May 21-25, ...

All soul’s day in 2011 will be non-working day in Armenia

16/12/2010 YEREVAN, December 16. /ARKA/. Government of Armenia carried out decision that every next day after the main feasts of the lord of Armenian Apostolic Church will be non-working days in 2011. Head of Government Staff Davit Sargsyan said that working Mondays – April 25, August 1, August 15 and September 12, 2011 will be moved to ...