Harry Hagopian's blog

Remembering Armenian Patriarch Torkom II

Remembering Armenian Patriarch Torkom II

It has been a sad week for the Armenian patriarchate of Jerusalem, following the death of the late Patriarch Torkom II.

Renewing hope at Eid

Renewing hope at Eid

In his 2012 Eid Message, Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, writes of a hope we can all aspire to.

BBC Wales 'All Things Considered' looks at Syria

BBC Wales 'All Things Considered' looks at Syria

All Things Considered, the half-hour award-winning flagship of BBC Wales (radio) that is presented by Roy Jenkins every Sunday at 9:00 AM, will discuss Syria live tomorrow (Sunday, 5 August 2012) and I will be a panellist in the BBC studio.

A loss to the Coptic Orthodox and to the world

A loss to the Coptic Orthodox and to the world

No matter how expected the death of HH Shenouda III was for me due to his long illness, I still couldn't but feel that the world has lost a man of faith who always held Christ in his heart and the Cross in his hand.

Newstalk: Women, war, MENA and more...

Today (Saturday 10 March 2012) I will be in conversation with Sarah McAllister from Belfast on Premier Radio's Newstalk half-hour programme, at 11.30 AM.

Syria: solving the unsolvable?

Syria: solving the unsolvable?

Developments in Syria continue to take alarming twists - not least with the latest eyewitness accounts coming out of Homs.

Syria: solving the unsolvable

Syria: solving the unsolvable

Developments in Syria continue to take alarming twists - not least with the latest eyewitness accounts coming out of Homs.

Lent: human origins, human freedom

Lent: human origins, human freedom

As Lenten continues, I share two items that I suggest are 'a must-watch' and 'a must-read' for reflecting on Christian and human concerns far and wide.

Lent: Christian realities in the lands of Christ's ministry

Lent: Christian realities in the lands of Christ's ministry

To mark the start of Lent 2012, there is a departure from the usual style of my podcast regional analysis of the Middle East and North Africa for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales (CBCEW).

Bishop Angaelos and the anniversary of the Egypt uprising

Bishop Angaelos and the anniversary of the Egypt uprising

HG Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, has issued a careful and thoughtful statement on the first anniversary of the uprising in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, which took place on the 25 January 2011.