Topic: Christianity

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — The anniversary of any event is noteworthy, but when it is an institution that envelops a whole community of people, then it is monumental. The 50th anniversary of the Diocese of the Armenian Church[...]

VATICAN CITY (Combined Sources) — Pope Francis on Thursday, April 5, consecrated the bronze statue of Saint Gregory of Narek (Grigor Narekatsi), a 10th-century poet and monk. The historic event was attended by President Serzh Sargsyan,[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — An innovative approach to discussing spirituality and religion brought together close to 40 Armenian young professionals from across the country during the Urban Spirituality[...]

  By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Among the hundreds of commemorative events organized to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation over the past year — “Luther year” in Germany —[...]

By Sue Surkes JERUSALEM (Times of Israel) — The Greek Orthodox Church has broken its decades-long practice of leasing land to Israelis, and has now sold it, because it can no longer withstand massive pressure from Israeli authorities to[...]

By Hovsep Daghdigian KAMARIS, Armenia — Kamaris is a village in Kotayk marz (province) with a population of about 2,000, according to figures from 2001. There are reportedly Bronze Age tombs in the vicinity. Atop the hill past the old[...]

By Jirair Tutunjian While many Armenians know that the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City covers one-sixth of the city, many Armenians, including even some living in Jerusalem, don’t know the many Armenian-related facts which[...]

YEREVAN — On May 11, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received Archbishop Marek Solczynski, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to Armenia (residence in Tbilisi) on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission. Wishing success to[...]

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Acclaimed photographer Hrair “Hawk” Khatcherian’s new book Khatchkar made its United States debut in an event hosted by the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Greater New York on Friday, March 3 at the TCA[...]

BRADFORD, Mass. — The Armenian Apostolic Church at Hye Pointe broke ground on a new Family Life and Cultural Center in June 2016 on Route 125. This new center is the second phase of a three-phase project that started more than 15 years[...]