Topic: Armenian Church

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[...]

YEREVAN/ISTANBUL (Combined Sources) – On the morning of Thursday, November 19, Archbishop Sebouh Chouldjian, Primate of the Diocese of Gougark, Armenia, died of Covid-19. The Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin released the following[...]

YEREVAN/LYON – Maxime K. Yevadian is a historian and specialist in medieval and ancient Armenian culture. Born in 1979 in Fréjus (France), Yevadian holds the chair of Armenology at the Catholic University of Lyon. He works on the[...]

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[...]

FRANKFURT — Every year on April 24, the French Cathedral in Berlin welcomes Armenians and Germans to commemorate the anniversary of the 1915 genocide. I usually travel to the capital for the solemn ceremony. In Frankfurt, the historic[...]

REDMOND, Wash. – The Armenian community in Washington State is devastated by an incident that took place on the campus of Holy Resurrection Armenian Apostolic Church late last week. During this already difficult time, when much of the[...]

WATERTOWN — The unthinkable has happened and the globe has gone into shutdown mode. How do Armenian churches and the members of the clergy handle this situation, especially in April, a month in which the church celebrates its holiest[...]

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[...]