Topic: Armenian Church

WASHINGTON — Armenian-American leaders and activists from across the country gathered earlier this Fall in the nation’s capital for the Armenian Assembly of America 2018 National Advocacy Conference and Gala in a unified effort to[...]

BATON ROUGE, La. — Parishioners of the St. Garabed Parish of Baton Rouge gathered over the weekend of October 13-14 to remember the heroic defenders of the city of Hadjin. Visiting pastor Fr. Tateos Abdalian traveled to share in the[...]

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, Diocesan Legate and Ecumenical Director of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, participated recently in ecumenical delegations traveling to Cuba, meeting with the Cuban[...]

BEVERLY HILLS — An abundance of legacy and love flowed through the fitting setting of the old-world glamour Beverly Hills Hotel in a celebration banquet honoring Archbishop Vatche Hovsepian, former primate of the Western Diocese, and the[...]

BURBANK, Calif. — The signature sounds of Armenian music composed over the course of centuries reverberated through the ornate edifice of the St. Leon Cathedral as award-winning operatic soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian sang rich cultural[...]

WASHINGTON — On Sunday, September 23, after the divine liturgy and thanksgiving prayer for the independence of Armenia, the Parish Council of St. Mary Armenian Church and Knights and Daughters of Vartan jointly celebrated the 27th[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley will be granted an Enhanced Protection status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), according to a decision adopted[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Look in any direction and you’ll see richly illuminated manuscripts, opulent gilded reliquaries, rare textiles, exquisitely carved khatchkars, precious liturgical woodwork, rare printed books — and the[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — Held up for display before the crowd of expectant onlookers was an eight-inch silver cross — one unlike any other. Embedded within its central gemstone was a tiny sliver of wood: a holy relic of the True[...]

To the Editor: Having just read the vicious letter sent by Rebecca Bakalian Hachikian from Los Angeles (see MS September 8 issue), attacking Jim Kalustian, chairman of the Diocesan Council and longtime servant of the Armenian Church, I am[...]