Armenian Church

YEREVAN ( — The Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, which filed a lawsuit with Turkey’s Constitutional Court over regaining ownership of its historic headquarters in Sis, has reported[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — In the bucolic setting of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, two outstanding students from Jerusalem’s Sts. Tarkmanchatz School joined two dozen American-Armenian students for the annual high school[...]

ISTANBUL (PanARMENIAN.Net) —The annual liturgy at the Armenian Church of the Holy Cross on Akhtamar Island in Lake Van has been cancelled, the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul reports. “The pilgrimage to Akhtamar planned for[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan YEREVAN — Along with many high points experienced during the historic trip of 80 hidden Armenians from Turkey, there were also a few low points. The highs included warm welcomes by both Armenian government officials[...]

By Vicken Cheterian VENICE, Italy — The Golden Lion for Best National Participation at Venice Biennale 2015, whose slogan is “All the World’s Futures,” has been awarded to the Republic of Armenia, “for forming a pavilion based[...]

ISTANBUL (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The 18th century Armenian Church of the Holy Seal (Surb Nshan) reopened after a 2-year restoration in Kartal district of Istanbul, Turkey, with the support of the city administration and various funds,[...]

By Arthur Hagopian   JERUSALEM — The Gulbenkian Foundation, one of the world’s leading philanthropic organizations, has provided the “Armenian Jerusalem” heritage preservation website project with a new grant, enabling[...]

WATERTOWN — On June 30, 40 pilgrims from St. James Armenian Church in Watertown made a 10-day pilgrimage to Armenia to embark on a spiritual journey to explore the country and give back to their homeland.  The group, led by Fr.[...]

WATERTOWN — On Sunday, June 21, St. James Church of Watertown held its annual Scholarship Sunday event, presenting 24 scholarships totaling more than $22,000 to St. James’ college students. Following the Divine Liturgy, the Rev. Arakel[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — An audience of more than 1,500 Detroiters and guests experienced an unforgettable evening in this year of many special events commemorating the Armenian Genocide. A 100 Year Journey of Remembrance and Song was a[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon, the region in northeast Beirut, Lebanon, which Armenian survivors from the Armenian Genocide built into a dynamic center for shopkeepers, craftsmen and artists came to life across[...]