Pictures from the Historic Armenian Liturgy held at the Akdamar Church

    September 2014 Read: Historic Armenian Liturgy held at the Akdamar Church unites Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Participates for the first time together with Syriac and Armenian Orthodox Prelates Turkey: Pictures from the fifth annual Armenian Orthodox Liturgy was held at the historic at the Cathedral of Holy Cross located on the Akdamar Island ...

Historic Armenian Liturgy held at the Akdamar Church unites Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Participates for the first time together with Syriac and Armenian Orthodox Prelates

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Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service - 8/9/14 Turkey: The fifth annual Armenian Orthodox Liturgy was held at the historic at the Cathedral of Holy Cross located on the Akdamar Island on 7th September 2014. This year it was a very special and historic due the presence of His All ...

Armenian Akdamar Church to host special Liturgy

World Bulletin / News Desk - September 2013 Akdamar Church in Turkey's eastern province of Van will host the 4th special Liturgy on September 8. The annual mass will start at 11 a.m. Turkish local time and  will be conducted by Vicar of the Armenian Orthodox Church Aram Atesyan Preparations have been completed and scores of people are expected ...

Armenians hold second religious ceremony at Akdamar Church

TODAY’S ZAMAN, İSTANBUL 11/9/2011 A second religious ceremony has been held since the historic Sept. 19, 2010 service at the Armenian Church of the Holy Cross on the island of Akdamar in the eastern province of Van on Sunday. Hymns and prayers resonated on Akdamar Island in 2010, 95 years after religious services ended in the Armenian ...

Tourists flow to Turkey’s east to visit historical Armenian Church

22/8/2011 Akdamar Church, located on Akdamar island in Lake Van, had been opened to worshippers for a single day. Tens of thousands of tourists have arrived in Turkey's eastern Van province since the beginning of the year to visit a historical Armenian church which was reopened to worshippers last September. Akdamar Church, located on Akdamar island in ...

New lake pier constructed for Akdamar Church

Vercihan Ziflioğlu ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News 17/8/2011 The Van Governor’s Office is aiding in the preparations for the second Divine Liturgy on Akdamar Island’s Surp Haç Church by building a pier that will be better equipped to handle the number of expected visitors. Other arrangements are also being made to serve the guests who will attend the Sept ...

Turkey constructs special boats for Armenian religious Liturgy in Akdamar

14/7/2010 Turkey constructs special boats for a religious liturgy to take place in an Armenian church on Akdamar Island in Van, local ship constructer said. Turkey constructs special boats for a religious mass to take place in an Armenian church on Akdamar Island in the eastern province of Van, a local ship constructer said on Wednesday. Boat owners ...