Topic: Armenian Church

In the aftermath of the Velvet Revolution, the last thing that Armenia needs is the continuation of further social disturbances. The popular uprising which brought Nikol Pashinyan to power is yet to offer its dividends to the public, which[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Among the maze-like streets of Bourdj Hammoud, where crossed wires hang on for dear life and the Armenian language swirls in the air exist buildings that evoke an integral part of Diasporan[...]

A petition to convene a special session of the Diocesan Assembly of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern Diocese) is currently being circulated. The special session would give the Diocesan Council the chance to present to the Diocesan[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — “Armenian art is not something isolated. It is woven into a global network, and needs to be understood for what makes it specifically Armenian,” declared Dr. Helen Evans, to an enthusiastic crowd of[...]

NEW YORK – Very Rev. Daniel Findikyan’s election on May 4 as Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America represents a decided change from the past. The installation of any new Primate for the first time after 28[...]

ECHMIADZIN, Armenia – On May 27 Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received a delegation of the leaders of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) Central Committee and Supreme Council. The Catholicos conveyed his blessings and[...]

By Seta A. Buchter CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Friday, May 11, under the auspices of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), clergy, family, guests, parishioners and friends came together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — A revolutionary technology developed in Germany has made it possible to reconstruct an early version of Saint Gregory of Narek’s Book of Prayers (or Lamentations), conserved in the Matenadaran in Yerevan. The work is[...]

By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — Two lifelong musical members of the New York community who have contributed greatly to the Armenian heritage and culture — Sahan Arzruni and Kris Kalfayan — were honored for their decades of service in a[...]

WEST HARRISON, N.Y. — The Eastern Diocese’s annual Awards Banquet went forward in a family-like setting of mutual admiration, affection, and encouragement, on the evening of Friday, May 4 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in West[...]