ISTANBUL — The spiritual leader of the Catholic Armenians in Turkey for 78 years, Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian has died, Agos reported. Archbishop Hovhannes Tcholakian, 97, had served in his post for 78 years. The funeral ceremony[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On July 21 Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Metropolitan Antonios (El Soury) of the Archdiocese of Zahle of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. He was[...]

What follows is a reflection by Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, on the visit of Pope Francis to Armenia in June 2016. “I have greatly desired to visit this beloved land, your[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator Much has been made of the official Turkish reaction to statements made by Pope Francis during his visit to Armenia June 24-26. That hysterical response was as predictable as it was tasteless. One might take[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Pope Francis returned to the Vatican after concluding a successful visit to Armenia, which delighted the small nation as well as Armenians around the world. The world should never forget nor minimize the[...]

YEREVAN — The ecumenical ceremony led by Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II took place in Yerevan Saturday, June 25. To the strains of George Handel’s Hallelujah, children came up to the stage, holding grape vines,[...]

ANKARA (Combined Sources) — A rally was scheduled to take place on May 11 in Yerevan, in support of Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, whose assault was captured on videotape last week as he was speaking in the[...]

JERUSALEM ( — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited the Armenian Church in Jerusalem’s Old City on the morning of May 9 and met with leaders of the Christian community in Israel. He was welcomed by Armenian[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Among the events in the German capital commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide was a special ceremony to dedicate a khachkar in memory of the[...]

By Vito Nicastro     On April 23, in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, an historic event took place. There have been ecumenical services commemorating the Armenian Genocide before and that is good; this one was unique in the way[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff     BOSTON — About 800 people gathered at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross of the Boston Catholic Archdiocese, on Saturday, April 23, for the first-ever ecumenical service[...]