PARIS — The Birth of Christianity in the Middle East exhibition was opened on September 25 at the Insitut du Monde Arabe museum in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron and Lebanese President Michel Aoun inaugurated the exhibition.

The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem has loaned two 14th-century manuscripts and a curtain of an altar dating back to 1798 to the exhibition, Koruyn Baghdasarian, Chancellor at Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, said in a Facebook post.

Bishop Vahan Hovhannisian, Primate of the Diocese of France of the Armenian Church, and Father Baghdasarian participated in the grand opening from the Armenian Church. Patriarch of Assyrians Ephrem II was also present at the event.

The exhibition also makes a reference to the Armenian Genocide, displaying pictures of the arrival of the Armenian refugees to Syria and Egypt.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Over 400 Young Professionals Attend AGBU FOCUS 2017 in Beirut

BEIRUT — Young professionals boarded flights from as far as Australia, Brazil,…

Armenia’s Deepening Domestic Crisis

The internal upheavals in Armenia continue to develop with lightning speed. Armenians…

Panel on Armenian Media Featuring Editors of Leading Publications

LA CRESCENTA — Editors from leading Armenian publications will headline a panel…

Historian Taner Akçam Reveals Another Document on Armenian Genocide

“The houses of the ones who hide Armenians will be burned and…