Category: Christianity

Fascinating Jerusalem: Armenian History Runs Deep in Holy City

Fascinating Jerusalem: Armenian History Runs Deep in Holy City

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 make our presence in the Holy City so significant. Here are ten such salient facts. The St. James Cathedral The name […]

Ambassador of Holy See to Armenia Receives MFA Medal of Honor

Ambassador of Holy See to Armenia Receives MFA Medal of Honor

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 the Papal Nuncio in his future endeavors, Nalbandian noted that relations between Armenia and Vatican, the Armenian Apostolic Church […]

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

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 Center in Englewood Cliffs. Khatcherian spoke about the images featured in Khatchkar, his 14th publication, which includes stunning […]

Hye Pointe Church’s Cultural Center to Have Grand Opening on April 22

Hye Pointe Church’s Cultural Center to Have Grand Opening on April 22

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 ago. In 2002, two local parishes, Holy Cross Apostolic Church in Lawrence […]

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church Raises Funds for Families of Martyred Soldiers Defending Borders

PASADENA, Calif. — On Sunday, February 12, on the occasion of Valentine’s Day and utilizing Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian, executive director of the Armenian Evangelical World Council’s visit, the Mission and Outreach Committee of the Armenian Cilicia Evangelical Church organized a luncheon and cultural program to raise funds for families of soldiers who lost […]

Orthodox and Oriental Churches Meet for Dialogue with Catholic Church

Orthodox and Oriental Churches Meet for Dialogue with Catholic Church

ROME — The 14th meeting of the International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches took place in Rome from January 22 to 27, hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. It was chaired jointly by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting […]

AMAA Shares Joy of Christmas with Children Throughout Armenia and Karabagh

AMAA Shares Joy of Christmas with Children Throughout Armenia and Karabagh

PARAMUS, N.J. — In late December until the end of winter vacation, The Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of Armenia, once again organized 45 Christmas and New Year’s programs in 30 towns and cities throughout Armenia and Karabagh. Through these programs, they brought cheer to than 9,000 children […]

Christian Faith Vital For Armenians, Says Karekin

Christian Faith Vital For Armenians, Says Karekin

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Faith in Christianity remains vital for the survival and prosperity of the Armenian people, Catholicos Karekin II, the supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, insisted on Friday as he celebrated a Christmas mass at the Echmiadzin cathedral. In his homily read out during the service, Karekin said Armenians must stick to […]