Archbishop Khajag Barsamian

LISBON — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Pontifical Legate of the Western Europe and the Representative of the Armenian Church to the Holy See was invited by the Gulbenkian Foundation, to take part in the official ceremonies on the occasion[...]

WATERTOWN — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Pontifical Legate of the Armenian Church in Western Europe, and Representative of the Armenian Church to the Holy See, traveled to Turkey to participate in an event commemorating the 30th[...]

ROME — On February 28, on the occasion of the day of remembrance of St. Gregory of Narek (or Grigor Narekatsi in Armenian), in accordance to the Roman Catholic Church calendar, an ecumenical prayer service and a special presentation took[...]

VATICAN — On March 10, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Representative of the Armenian Church to the Holy See (Vatican) and the Pontifical Legate of the Western Europe met with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of the State of the Holy[...]

ECHMIADZIN – The Artsakh war led to tens of thousands of Armenians fleeing to Armenia for refuge, while many others in Artsakh lost their homes, family members and livelihoods. There are many different humanitarian programs to help these[...]

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Aso O. Tavitian passed away on April 21, 2020 after a battle with cancer with his wife, Isabella Meisinger at his side. Tavitian was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 1959, after leaving Communist Bulgaria, he arrived in[...]

ANKARA (Jamanak, Nor Marmara, Agos)– Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu hosted Archbishop Khajag Barsamian and V. Rev. Fr. Shahe Ananyan as representatives of Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II on February 4. Archbishop Aram[...]

By Florence Avakian ROME — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, former Primate of the Eastern Diocese for 28 years, has been busy since arriving in Rome on his new assignment from Echmiadzin by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II. Appointed[...]

NEW YORK – The Diocesan Council issued its first communication on April 30 concerning the upcoming election of the Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern). Diocesan Council Chair James M. Kalustian, the[...]

NEW YORK – Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), announced unexpectedly this week that he would not seek reelection at the upcoming Diocesan Assembly from May 3 to 5 in[...]