Official Statement of the Clergy and the Executive Council of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America

We, the clergy serving in the Western Diocese, want to bring to…

Primate’s Message on the Feast of the Nativity

The Birth of Christ is an invitation to a New Covenant (Christmas…

Recollections of the ‘88 Earthquake: A Book Found in the Rubble Triggers the Start of a New Journey

AUA INSIDER — Thirty years ago a team of scientists and engineers,…

Archbishop Khajag Barsamian Appointed Representative of Armenian Church at the Vatican

BY FLORENCE AVAKIAN THE VATICAN — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, former Primate of…

The Mystical Art of St. Vartan Cathedral

BY FLORENCE AVAKIAN “I was here when the cathedral was born, and…

Catholicos Vazken I Scrapbook Gifted to the Western Diocese Museum

BURBANK — A scrapbook documenting the first pontifical visit of a Catholicos…

New GAMC President Alice Issai Visits the Western Diocese

BURBANK — Mrs. Alice Issai, new president of Glendale Adventist Medical Center…

In Memoriam: Reverend Father Carnig A. Hallajian

Reverend Father Carnig A. Hallajian, age 90, passed into eternal rest on…

Researching the Past: What Happened to the Once Thriving Bangladeshi Armenian Community?

The following is a press release of the Armenian Church of the…

Leaders of Australian Eastern Apostolic Churches Meet with Prime Minister Pashinian

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinian received the delegation…

Armenian Church of the Holy Ascension Hosts New Primate of Eastern Diocese Fr. Daniel Findikyan

TRUMBULL, CT — The Feast of the Ascension (Hampartzoum) was commemorated on…

Groundbreaking Ceremony of New Armenian Church Campus in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – Blessed by sunny skies and a warm ocean…

Fr. Daniel Findikyan Elected as Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church

NEW YORK — The Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America…

St. Gregory of Narek Statue Unveiled at the Vatican

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has inaugurated the statue of 10th century…

Abp. Hovnan Derderian’s Easter Message

“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we…

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre to Protest Israeli Tax Policies

JERUSALEM — Christian leaders in Jerusalem have taken the rare step of…

Archbishop Karekin Bekdjian Leaves Istanbul

ISTANBUL (Armradio) — Archbishop Karekin Bekdjian has left Istanbul after the Governor’s…

Istanbul Governor Does Not Recognize Archbishop Karekin Bekdjian as Locum Tenens

ISTANBUL — The Istanbul Governor’s Office sent a letter to the Armenian…

Historic Ordination of a Deaconess in the Tehran Diocese of the Armenian Church

By Hratch Tchilingirian The Primate of the Diocese of Tehran ordained a…

Primate’s Christmas Message

“Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit,…