Christianity

By Arthur Hagopian JERUSALEM — A thousand years ago, a monk in a distant monastery in the western Armenian province of Reshdunik, picked up a reed pen and began etching out what would later become known as the first great Armenian mystic[...]

By Diaa Hadid JERUSALEM (New York Times) — It was a typical day at the shrine around what many believe is the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem’s Old City. A Greek Orthodox choir sang inside a room facing the baroque structure. But the voices[...]

By Diaa Hadid JERUSALEM (New York Times) — It was a typical day at the shrine around what many believe is the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem’s Old City. A Greek Orthodox choir sang inside a room facing the baroque structure. But the voices[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On January 6, on the Feast of the Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral by Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Under the[...]

By Heide Rieck BOCHUM, Germany and YEREVAN — The year 2015 has come to an end, and in both East and West the centenary of the genocide, often denied, has been commemorated. And I recall an evening in the Turm (Tower) Theater in Cologne,[...]

PARAMUS, N.J. — On Friday, December 25, in a festive atmosphere, families from Emmanuel, Bethel, Martyrs’ and Syriac churches gathered in Bethel Church to celebrate Christmas in the Church’s Poladian Hall. The program started[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Speaking at the UN climate summit in Parish, Pope Francis said he planned to visit Mexico and hoped to be able to visit Armenia in the coming year. Francis said he has promised the patriarchs of Armenia that[...]

By Teresa Levonian Cole SAN LAZZARO, Italy (Financial Times) — In the middle of the Venetian lagoon, near the Lido, lies a remarkable island that escapes the radar of checklist tourists. It is an oasis of calm and spacious gardens,[...]

  LOS ANGELES (Politico) — A leading House Democrat is urging members of the committee charged with awarding Nobel Peace prizes to grant the honor to Pope Francis. California Rep. Adam Schiff began circulating Wednesday a letter[...]

By Mike Boehm LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — The Getty Museum will keep eight brilliantly illustrated table of contents pages from a 750-year-old Armenian Bible after settling a long-running lawsuit brought by an American branch of[...]

WASHINGTON — This summer, the Knights and Daughters of Vartan gathered here for the 2015 National Grand Convocation. The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, celebration of the victory of sanctification of our[...]