Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II

ECHMADZIN — On April 17, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast of the Miraculous Resurrection of our Lord, Savior Jesus Christ. On the occasion of the holiday, Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, this week received members of the UK-Armenia Friendship Group of the UK Parliament, headed by Tim Loughton. Armenian Ambassador to the[...]

ECHMIADZIN — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II led the Pontifical Divine Liturgy at Yerevan’s cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator, marking the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of Jesus Christ, on January 6. In a message[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On November 9, a requiem service was held at St. Gayane Monastery presided over by Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, for the repose of the souls of the patriotic defenders killed in the 44-day[...]

ECHMIADZIN – Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II on October 23 received a delegation of leaders of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) at his pontifical offices. Their discussions touched upon the current situation in the Republic[...]

VATICAN — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II traveled to Rome this week to take part in a conference and ecumenical gathering, organized by the Roman Catholic Community of Sant’Egidio: the international association of lay Roman[...]

ECHMIADZIN (Armenpress) — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II has reiterated the church’s stance demanding the Prime Minister Pashinyan to step down. “There is no change in our convictions and stance,” the Armenian Church[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On January 5, on the occasion of the Feast of the Nativity, Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over the Liturgy of the Dawn with the participation of the Congregation of the Mother See,[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On Sunday, August 9, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II led a solemn hokehankisd service, to pray for the repose of victims of the August 4 explosion in Beirut. The requiem service followed the Divine Liturgy[...]

What is wrong with the Armenian Church? That question begs a number of answers depending upon to whom the question is directed. Many have been alienated from the church in general and from the Armenian Church in particular. Cynicism has[...]