Topic: Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

In recent months, I have been contacted by many readers who asked me to write about the controversy regarding the Jerusalem Armenian Patriarchate’s lease of around 25 percent of the Armenian Quarter to a Jewish investor for 98 years.[...]

By Isabel Debre JERUSALEM (AP) — A real estate deal in Jerusalem’s Old City, at the epicenter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has sent the historic Armenian community there into a panic as residents search for answers about the[...]

While the Armenian people in Armenia, Artsakh and the diaspora face among the most difficult and fateful days of their modern history, disturbing news of a serious crisis has arisen from one of the historical centers of faith of the[...]

JERUSALEM (Combined Sources) — The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem expresses its deep concern about the decision of Jordan and Palestine to suspend their recognition of Patriarch Nourhan Manougian on May 11. “The urgently convened[...]

By Ilan Ben Zion JERUSALEM  (AP) — A hundred years after taking in scores of children whose parents were killed in the Armenian Genocide, a 19th-century orphanage in Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter has reopened its doors as a museum[...]

JERUSALEM — Armenian Patriarch of Istanbul Sahak II, together with priests and pilgrims from Istanbul, are visiting the Holy Land on a special pilgrimage. It is the patriarch’s first official visit to Jerusalem since he was elected[...]

BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Palestine (Facebook page of Chancellor Fr. Koryoun Hovnan Baghdasaryan) — On July 15, US President Joe Biden visited the Armenian Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem and had a meeting with Armenian Patriarch of[...]

JERUSALEM – The Synod of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem has issued a statement on September 22 ratifying and confirming the decision to lease the lands owned by the patriarchate in Goveroun Bardez to a company which will[...]

As if Armenians did not have enough problems these days with the disastrous developments in Artsakh, we are now faced with a new controversy in the Diaspora. I have received dozens of phone calls and emails from Armenians in various[...]

The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem is in a difficult position and is beset on all sides. Both Israelis and Arabs have their eyes on the valuable real estate owned by the patriarchate. The local Armenian population has declined over the[...]