armenian

  • August 26, 2010

    Having yesterday introduced Armenians as a distinct global people - including roughly 14,000 living in the UK - mostly in London and Manchester, I would like to consider Armenia and Christianity.

  • August 25, 2010

    I am Armenian. "An Armenian, what is that?" many people would ask...

  • August 23, 2010

    Today marks the 20th anniversary of Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Armenia. Throughout the week, beginning tomorrow, Ekklesia will be running a series of reflections on the country and its significance from Dr Harry Hagopian, courtesy of Premier Christian Radio (PCR).

  • 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
  • April 2, 2010

    Ekklesia is delighted to announce that we will be running both the script and podcasts from five short Easter talks on Premier Christian Radio by our friend and contributor, Harry Hagopian, former executive secretary for the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) and now an ecumenical, legal and political consultant for the Armenian Orthodox Church.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • December 12, 2007

    Christians are fleeing Iraq and Christianity risks disappearing from the country, says a senior Baghdad archbishop, reiterating appeals made recently to Western churches to intercede with their governments about the Iraqis' plight.

  • January 21, 2007

    The murder on 19 January 2007 of prominent editor Hrant Dink in Istanbul, Turkey "is a devastating development," said Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, diocesan legate and ecumenical officer, Diocese of the Armenian Orthodox Church of America.