Sassounian: Armenians in Egypt: Dwindling Yet Resilient in a Country in Turmoil

The Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator is one of two Armenian churches in Cairo and the only Armenian Apostolic Church in the city. The church was erected in 1928, after four years of construction, by prominent Armenian architect Levon Nafilian. The church embodies the two archetypes of classical Armenian architecture: employing stone materials and topped with a conical dome.

Harut Sassounian 16/5/2012 I just returned from a fascinating trip to Egypt. The Primate of the Armenian Church had invited me on behalf of the Diocesan Council to deliver the keynote address at the annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. I accepted the invitation with some trepidation given the ongoing turmoil in Egypt since the toppling of ...

“Armenia: From Centuries to Eternity” presented at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19.12.2011 The “Armenia: From Centuries to Eternity” book was presented at the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. It has been published by the Armenian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates. The book is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Armenia. It includes general information about the Republic of Armenia and the ...

Armenia’s 1988 earthquake is remembered in Tbilisi

8/12/2011 TBILISI. – A requiem mass, in memory of the innocent victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Armenia on December 7, 1988, was conducted on Wednesday at St. Etchmiadzin Armenian Church of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. The mass was attended by the relatives of the quake victims, Armenian Embassy staff, Georgian President’s advisor Van Bayburtyan, ...