Category - armenian orthodox

  • April 25, 2016

    Churches, civil society and human rights groups marked the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide yesterday, 24 April 2016. 

  • March 23, 2016

    We learned with heavy hearts last week that Yeghishe Serpazan, Primate of the Armenian Orthodox Church in the UK from 1982 till his retirement in 2000 had passed away in New York.

  • January 8, 2016

    While many in the West think of Christmastide ending on the so-called ‘twelfth night’, Armenians celebrate Christmas in Israel and Palestine on 19 January.

  • December 27, 2014

    This year Prince Charles visited the Armenian Orthodox, Chaldean Catholic, Coptic Orthodox and Syrian Orthodox Churches during the course of 2014. In the case of the Syriac Church, he visited them twice in one short year. Ekklesia associate and Middle East analyst Dr Harry Hagopian assesses the significance of these acts of concern and solidarity.

  • April 25, 2014

    On 24 April 1915, close to a year into World War I, two hundred Armenian community leaders living in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) were rounded up and force-marched into detention by the Ottoman authorities.

  • April 24, 2014

    April 24th saw another chapter in the difficult world of Armenian-Turkish relations 99 years after a horrible chapter in their shared history - the Armenian Genocide of 1915, which for some evokes inextinguishable pain and for others denial. Commentator and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian re-examines the complex issues and looks at the way forward.

  • November 13, 2013

    You see that a person is justified by good works and not by faith in isolation. - James 2.24.

    Fifty: that is a docile five followed by a bullying nought! And for many people, it is a new milestone that is either met with a joyous 'wow' luxuriating in acquired experiences, or a more contemplative 'hmm' that is fearful of impending senescence. For much as 50 nowadays is nothing more that the new 40, it still is all of half a century that takes its toll on many men and women.

  • November 6, 2013

    It was a real pleasure for me to learn that the WCC 10th General Assembly in Busan, South Korea, elected HH Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians at Holy Etchmiadzin in Armenia, as one of its new co-presidents.

  • November 5, 2013

    Bishop Vahan Hovhanessian from the Oriental Orthodox community in the UK has made a powerful statement on the troubling situation in Syria – and particularly the widespread mistreatment of Christians and others.

  • September 7, 2013

    The World Council of Churches and the Armenian Apostolic Church are hosting a one-month exhibition on the Armenian genocide.