Category - Armenian genocide

  • November 16, 2010

    Ekklesia's good friend Harry Hagopian is giving the Annual Constantinople Lecture on Thursday 25 November 2010. Its topic is “The Armenian Genocide: A Way Forward?”

  • August 27, 2010

    If two of the main cornerstones of the Armenian people are their faith and language, a third is the Armenian genocide that took place under cover of WWI.

  • June 10, 2010

    Our humanity - with all its redeeming points - can overtake our particular fears, angers and doubts, says Harry Hagopian. For him, an Armenian, a chance encounter with a Turk proved a compass point in this quest and possibility to move beyond confrontation.

  • May 14, 2010

    In this podcast, available on Ekklesia in association with, Premier Christian Radio, Harry Hatgopian (himself from an Armenian Orthodox background) explores the ‘hidden story’ of a people, illustrating why it is of crucial significance for human flourishing in the C21st.

  • April 24, 2010
  • March 18, 2010

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has honoured victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide, but Turkey's president says he may expel Armenians after condemnations in the USA and Sweden.

  • March 16, 2010

    Is the cost in spoilt US relations with Turkey outweighed by respect for the memory of well over one million Armenian victims? Harry Hagopian asks tough questions about the past an future of a genocide which many wish to deny, but which truth and humanity demands must be acknowledged in full.

  • January 27, 2010

    Today marks the observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It should also enable us all to recognise and acknowledge the Armenian genocide of 1915-23, says Harry Hagopian - for the sake of moral and political truthfulness and healing.

  • April 27, 2009

    Trying to deny the Armenian genocide harms us all and stunts the possibility of true justice and true peace, says Harry Hagopian. We must face up to its human, historical and political reality, no matter how painful.

  • May 16, 2008

    The leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church, visiting Pope Benedict XVI in Rome, has spoken of the "genocide" suffered by his compatriots in the Ottoman empire, and said that those with power should ensure that justice prevails.