Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia & Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem Visits the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem - May-June 2016  The Visit of Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and the Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem & the Near East to the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.  Jerusalem:  On May 18 2016, His Beatitude Nouhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem received His Holiness Abune Mathias of Ethiopia and ...

Coptic Pope Tawadros II on a Rare Historic Visit to the Holy City of Jerusalem

Prakash Varghese – OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant OCP News Service-28/11/15 Jerusalem: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria – Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church has arrived in the holy city of Jerusalem for a historic visit. Pope will lead the funeral services of the Metropolitan Anba Abraham of Jerusalem and Near East. The ...

Metropolitan Anba Abraham of Jerusalem & Near East Enters Eternal Rest

The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate - 26/11/15 Memory Eternal!!! Coptic World  His Eminence Metropolitan Anba Abraham rests in the Lord after serving 24 years as Metropolitan of Jerusalem and the Near East. His Eminence was born in Al Manshaa, Sohag on June 30, 1943 and was called ‘Ibrahim’. His parents brought him up in a Christian environment which manifested in ...

Sergei Stepashin: “A Whole Program Has Been Developed to Protect Christians in the Near East”

Sergei Stepashin: “A Whole Program Has Been Developed to Protect Christians in the Near East”

Pravmir.ru November 12, 2014. Sergei Stepashin, Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, delivered a speech on systematic efforts aimed at protecting Christians in the Near Eastern countries, which are now in a state of war, on November 11. The Blagovest-Info website has reported that Mr. Stepashin delivered his speech during a panel discussion titled “The Near ...

Moscow Patriarchate: Western Mass Media Ignore the Problem of the Persecution of Christians in the Near East on Purpose

November 12, 2014. V.R. Legoyda, Chairman of the Synodal Information Department of the Moscow Patriarchate, delivered a speech during a panel discussion titled “The Near East on Fire: Who Will Protect Christians?” held during an exhibition forum entitled “Orthodox Rus'. My History. The Rurikids”, in which he noted that the Western mass media hardly touch ...

International Consultation on “Crisis in Syria: Challenges for Faith Communities” Held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

June 2014 On June 11, in the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, a two day international consultation on “Crisis in Syria: Challenges for Faith Communities” started its work. Attending the consultation were Mr. Hovik ...

Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

Steven B. Nasatir - 27/10/13 The persecution of any religious minority anywhere by anyone is an evil injustice. It requires all persons of conscience to speak out and, when possible, take action. The upcoming 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht makes this an auspicious time to raise awareness about the contemporary violence targeting religious minorities and their places of ...

St. Asdvadzadzin Church in Turkish-occupied Nicosia to be turned into a “culture center”

1/9/2012 The Near East University will turn the Armenian Church in Nicosia into a cultural center, Gibrahayer e-magazine reports. Speaking to reporters, the university’s Director of the Board of Trustees Irfan Gunsel stated that "works have been launched in order to turn the historical Armenian Church and Monastery into a culture center." Gunsel explained that the university got ...

Religion should not create fear and mistrust – Aram I

19/5/2012 TEHRAN. - The Armenian Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I calls on all the Christians and Muslims in the Near East for a dialogue, he said during the fifth meeting of the Interreligious Dialogue in Tehran. The meeting was dedicated to “The role of religion in promoting ethical values in society,” Blagovest-info ...

Religious structure of Armenians

6/12/2011 YEREVAN. - A scientific conference entitled “Religious structure of Armenians: challenges and opportunities” will take place in Yerevan on Friday and Saturday. Armenia’s Ministry of Diaspora, Hixox foundation and Noravank foundation organize the event. Special attention will be paid to the preservation of national identity by different Armenian religious sectors to interfaith harmony. Due to historic events in ...