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WASHINGTON — On Monday, September 7, Pope Francis celebrated Mass, in the chapel of the Santa Marta residence in Vatican City, with the recently-elected Armenian Patriarch of Cilicia, Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan, as well as with the[...]

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Memorial Church of Watertown will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a commemorative banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Woburn on Saturday evening September 26, and a special service and reception on Sunday[...]

VATICAN — It’s a Mass that will go down in history. It marks the first time, Pope Francis co-celebrated Mass with the newly-elected Armenian Patriarch, Gregory Peter XX Chabroyan. This after, the pope granted the patriarch “ecclesial[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff   LOS ANGELES — Director Christopher Chambers sounds like he is calling from somewhere in the center of the earth. It is because he is calling from yet another locale, where he is[...]

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 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[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Artak Movsisyan is one of a very small number of specialists in the writing systems used in Armenia prior to the acceptance of Christianity. His doctoral thesis (1997) at Yerevan State[...]

VATICAN (Vatican Radio/Catholic Culture.org) — The Synod of Bishops of the Armenian Catholic Church has elected Bishop Gregory Ghabroyan, 80, as the 20th Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia. The new patriarch, now known as Gregory[...]

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[...]

  BEIRUT (Armenpress and PanArmenian.net) — Pope Francis sent a telegram expressing his condolences to the Patriarchal Synod of the Patriarchate of Cilicia of the Armenians, Beirut, on the death of Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX[...]