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Armenian Ambassador Meets Georgian Patriarch to Discuss Religious Rights

Armenia’s Ambassador to Georgia met Thursday with the Georgia’s spiritual leader, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II to discuss the deteriorating situation of Armenian religious sites and monuments in the country.

Defending the Armenian Church in Georgia

Among the 29 Armenian Churches functioning in Tbilisi in the beginning of the 20th-Century, only 1 remains active. Many analysts and members of the Armenian Community in Georgia view this as an attempt to completely assimilate or drive out what remains of this centuries old ethnic-Armenian population.

Historic Youth Center Opens Doors In Glendale

The Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) Glendale Chapter marked the opening of its long anticipated Youth Center on Sunday, July 12 as hundreds from the community attended a special ribbon cutting ceremony to inaugurate the new building, located at the center of a diverse and growing city of over 200,000.

Pope Visits Jerusalem Patriarchate, Hails Ties with Armenian Church

As part of his visit to Israel, Pope Benedict XVI Friday visited the Armenian Patriarchate and was greeted by Patriarch Archbishop Torkom Manougian, Deputy Patriarch Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, parishioners and members of the Jerusalem Armenian community.

Sahakian Meets with Pallone; Flies to LA for Armenia Fund Gala

NEW YORK–Nagorno-Karabakh President Bako Sahakian met with the co-chair of the US Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Congressman Frank Pallone on Saturday for talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and US-Karabakh relations, reported Sahakian’s press office. Sahakian told Pallone he appreciated the Congressman’s support and objective advocacy of the Armenian cause and the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.

Etchmiadzin Condemns Georgian Priest’s Destruction of Armenian Graves

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The Holy See of Etchmiadzin condemned on Friday the actions of a Georgian Clergyman who attempted last Sunday to forcefully remove Armenian graves from the courtyard of the Norashen Armenian Church in the Georgian capital,Tbilisi. Arriving with a retinue of workers and bulldozers, Father Tariel Sikinchelashvili set about removing two graves bearing the names

Armenia Fund Bikeathon Raises $50,000

LOS ANGELES-TORONTO–Armenia Fund U.S. Western Region and Armenia Fund Canada (Toronto) are pleased to announce the successful end of their Monterey-Los Angeles Bike Ride campaign. After a long journey along the California coast, eight cyclists reached Los Angeles on Sunday, November 2, ending their ride at the St. James Armenian Apostolic Church of Los Angeles.

Ari G. Minassian School Students Celebrates Armenian Cultural Month

SANTA ANA–Students and Faculty of the Ari G. Minassian School of Orange County proudly participated in various special events during the month of October in celebrating Armenian Cultural Month. On Friday, October 10, the local ARS “Sevan” Chapter members conducted a cooking demonstration of “Mante and Yogurt” to students 1st through 5th grade. The students

Burbank Community Festival Draws Hundreds

BURBANK–The 1st Annual Burbank Community Festival was an overwhelming success last Sunday, October 12, as more than 500 residents of the community gathered to enjoy a day at the park with the organizers and friends from the Burbank Armenian Center. The festivities began at 11 a.m. at Robert E.Gross Park in Burbank, where festival-goers enjoyed

Hamazkayin’s 80th Anniversary Marked at Armenian Embassy Gathering

WASHINGTON–Armenian Americans from throughout the nation’s capital, joined with Armenian Parliamentarian Lilit Galstyan, Armenian Ambassador Tatoul Markarian and Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of Armenian Apostolic Church of Eastern United States to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Association. The reception and program, hosted at the Armenian Embassy and co-chaired by

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