Blessing of the Holy Muron held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

The Armenian Orthodox Church - September 2015 Yerevan-Armenia: Blessing of the Holy Muron at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church was held on 27th September 2015. His Holiness KarekIn II - Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia was the chief celebrant. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian - Patriarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of ...

Renovation of the historic St. James Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Jerusalem Under Progress

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2015 OCP News Service Jerusalem: The artial restoration of St. James Cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church is under progress. Please contact the Patriarchate to make you valuable donations. Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem P.O.Box 14235 Jerusalem, Israel Tel: +972 (0)2-6282331 Fax: +972 (0)2-6264861 Website: – http://armenian-patriarchate.com/ Email: webmaster@armenian-patriarchate.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ArmenianPatriarchateJerusalem and Twitter https://twitter.com/ArmPatriarchate Source: OCP News Service

The Historic St. James Armenian Orthodox Cathedral in Jerusalem undergo Renovation

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - August 2015 OCP News Service Jerusalem: In spite of the immense heatwave, renovations of the historic St. James Cathedral are continuing as planned in the holy City of Jerusalem. Please contact the Patriarchate to make you valuable donations. Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem P.O.Box 14235 Jerusalem, Israel Tel: +972 (0)2-6282331 Fax: ...

Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian celebrates 67th Birthday

His Beatitude Nourhan Manougian – 97th Armenian Patriarch-Archbishop of the Apostolic See of St. James in Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church of Jerusalem - June 2015 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian - 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Holy See of St. James celebrated his 67th birthday on 22nd July 2015.  MANY YEARS TO HIS BEATITUDE!!!! BIO OF THE PATRIARCH Archbishop Nourhan Manougian (baptismal name Boghos) was born in Aleppo, Syria on 22 July 1948. He received ...

Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian celebrates Second Anniversary of Enthronement

His Beatitude Nourhan Manougian - 97th Armenian Patriarch-Archbishop of the Apostolic See of St. James in Jerusalem

4/6/15 Jerusalem: Thursday 4th June 2015 is the second anniversary of the enthronement to the Holy See of St. James of His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. MANY YEARS TO HIS BEATITUDE!!!! BIO OF THE PATRIARCH Archbishop Nourhan Manougian (baptismal name Boghos) was born in Aleppo, Syria on 22 July 1948. He received his ...

Father Baret on the nature of independence of the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

January 2015 The letter from Father Baret is about the independence of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem. In the letter the Reverend Father refers to all the canonical points, that the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, though being a part of the whole Armenian Apostolic Church, but is independent in governing its own affairs, like to elect their ...

Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Condemns the Assault on Armenian Church in Tbilisi 

23/7/14 Based upon a press release from the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Holy Church in Georgia, on July 19, 2014, a premeditated hooligan irresponsible action was committed against the Armenian people and the Armenian Church of Holy Etchmiadzin in the suburb of Tbilisi, Georgia. A short time later this disturbing action was developed further by another group of ...

International Conference held at the Gulbenkian Library of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem - Holy See of St James - July 2014 An  International Conference "The Making of Jerusalem, constructed spaces and historic communities" was held at the Gulbenkian Library from 2nd to 4th July 2014 . Hosted by the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and held at its Calouste Gulbenkian Library, the conference is supported by the St. Sarkis ...

Liturgies during Holy Week 2014 at the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

April 2014 Order of Liturgies for Holy Week 2014 Saturday, April 12 15.40 Solemn Entry of the Patriarch into the Basilica – Service in the Armenian Gallery in the Holy Sepulchre Palm Sunday, April 13 6.30 Episcopal entry into the Basilica – morning and evening service on the Armenian Gallery 11.30 Processions around the Edicule in the Holy Sepulchre 17.00 Opening of ...

Ara Kochunian does not see concerns about security of Armenian churches in Constantinople

6/5/13 YEREVAN, MAY 5, ARMENPRESS: The shots fired on May 5 in the yard of the Armenian Church, located nearby the Armenian Patriarchate inConstantinople, did not cause any material and physical damages. Armenpress was reported by the Editor-in Chief of the “Zhamanak” (Times) Newspaper Ara Kochunian that the shots undermined the peace of the believers participating in ...

Gunman attacks Armenian church in Istanbul

06/05/2013 An unknown assailant opened fire into the air outside a small Armenian church in Istanbul on Sunday while an Orthodox sermon was being held inside, according to Turkish media. The church where the incident happened is in Gedikpasa, not far from the official Armenian Patriarchate. Garo Paylan, who was attending the event, said that someone fired ...

Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting at the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Information Services – February 2013 From February 19-21, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over a regular meeting of the Supreme Spiritual Council at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. At the opening of the meeting, His Holiness extended his blessings and appreciation to the ...

Archbishop Manoogian elected Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

24/1/13 PanARMENIAN.Net - Archbishop Nourhan Manoogian, the current Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, has been elected 97th Armenian Patriarch, gaining 18 out of 33 votes, in the second round of the solemn election that took place Thursday, Jan 24. Meeting in conclave, the members of the priestly Brotherhood of St James, have cast their ...

Moment of Truth in Jerusalem

 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 ourselves into ...

Armenians Voice Fears Over Threat to Rights in Holy Land

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 Armenians ...

Armenians Voice Fears Over Threat to Rights in Holy Land

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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 Armenians ...

Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

  25/10/2012 The Textile Society of America has announced the winner of the 2011 R. L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award to “Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul” by Ronald Marchese, Marlene Breu and the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul. The award was recently presented at the TSA symposium, Textiles & Politics, held ...

Armenian Church decides to end blessing mixed marriages

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News Vercihan Ziflioğlu vercihan.ziflioglu@hurriyet.com.tr 12/10/2012 Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople Armenian Patriarchate restarts regulations which nix the blessing and the church wedding for the mixed marriages. Decision stirs debate in the Armenian community. The Armenian Patriarchate in Turkey has restarted implementing regulations in regards to mixed marriages, under which Armenians marrying a person of a different ...

Abba Seraphim visits Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul

The British - Armenian orthodox Churches On 26 July Abba Seraphim visited His Eminence Archbishop Aram Ateshian, General Vicar (Acting Patriarch) of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople at the Patriarchate in Kumkapi, Istanbul, accompanied by Mr. Trevor Maskery and Archimandrite Deiniol of the Wales Orthodox Mission, who was visiting the city at the same time. ...

13th cent Armenian miniatures returned to Jerusalem Patriarchate

Repatriated miniatures depicting St. Mark and Holy Ascension of Christ were missing for over a century. Courtesy images

Vrej Nersessian 23/11/2011 LONDON - The era of the Armenian Cilician Kingdom, between the twelfth and the fourteenth centuries, marks the golden age of Armenian manuscript illumination. In the first half of the thirteenth century the most beautiful and sumptuous manuscripts were copied and illuminated under royal patronage by the most famous Armenian artist Toros Roslin. Armenian manuscript ...