Topic: Armenian Church

WATERTOWN — As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world, it begins to affect every aspect of our lives. Here in Watertown and neighboring Belmont, the Armenian community is already hunkering down, with “non-essential” businesses[...]

Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, issued the following urgent appeal on the Coronavirus pandemic, on March 16. In addition, he declared a national day of prayer on March 18. * * * Dear Faithful: We are[...]

WATERTOWN — Rev. Dr. Avedis Boynerian and Dr. Yn. Arpi Boynerian announced recently that for the third year in a row, the Couples’ Night Out event, a collaborative effort of the New England Armenian clergy, will take place. The evening[...]

YEREVAN — Postcards and photo albums of images of Ottoman Armenians and their cultural institutions have proliferated in recent years. Following this trend, Dr. Hayk Demoyan published a trilingual thematic album recently (2019) of[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia celebrated New Year and later Christmas with pomp and ceremony on January 6. Special services were held in all churches; Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, his wife Anna Hakobyan, and government officials attended the[...]

ISTANBUL (AP, Ahval) — Turkey’s Armenian community on December 11 voted in Bishop Sahak Masalyan (alternatively written as Mashalyan or Mashalian) as its new patriarch, in an election that critics say was overshadowed by Turkish[...]

DETROIT – On November 16th, the Knights of Vartan Nareg-Shavarshan Lodge 100th Anniversary and the Daughters of Vartan Zabelle Chapter 70th Anniversary was celebrated with an elaborate dinner-dance in Detroit with over 200 guests.[...]

NEW YORK — It was a unique and unusual event at a top gallery in New York’s art district. Bishop Sahak Mashalian, Locum Tenens of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul, and one of two candidates for the position of Patriarch, was in[...]

HAVERTOWN, Penn. — On October 6, Armenian Martyrs’ Congregational Church of Havertown hosted the Inter-Communal Committee’s October cultural program. This year, the Committee invited cellist David Bakamjian and actor Nora[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — Archbishop Karekin Bekchian, one of the candidates for Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, issued a letter on October 21 addressed to Bishop Sahak Mashalian, the locum tenens of Turkey’s Armenian[...]