Italy

VENICE — Venice has a long history of relations with Armenia, which most people associate with the Mekhitarist monastery on the island of San Lazzaro, with its imposing church and magnificent library. But Venice also hosts an important[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — Through an initiative of the Armenian Embassy in Italy, a conference titled Memory of the Armenian Genocide and Prevention of Genocides was held in Rome earlier this month. The conference was organized on the occasion[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — A statue of renowned Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan will be erected in the Villa Borghese gardens, a public park in Rome, Deputy Minister of Diaspora Tigran Galstyan told reporters on December 4. “Tumanyan is a[...]

VENICE — The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, visited the Mekhitarist Abbey of St. Lazarus of the Armenians, in Venice, on November 15. This marked the first visit by the head of the Greek Church to the Monastery of[...]

SAN LAZZARO, Venice – The Mekhitarist Congregation is delighted to announce the official inauguration of the ceremonies for the 300th Jubilee of the Foundation of the Mekhitarist Abbey of San Lazzaro in the Venetian Lagoon. The official[...]