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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.

Recent Court Ruling Against Genocide Victims Rights Discussed At Glendale Forum

Nearly 200 community members including young professionals, attorneys, and students gathered at the Saint Mary Armenian Church community hall in downtown Glendale on Wednesday for a public briefing to address the implications of the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision declaring California’s Armenian Genocide Life Insurance Recovery law as unconstitutional.

Sept. 27 Public Rally to Protest Protocols

The public is urged to take part in a rally on Sept. 27 in Glendale to protest the protocols on the establishment and development of Armenia-Turkey relations. The rally will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pelanconi Park (on the corner of Glenoaks Blvd. and Grandview Street).

Guevrekians Establish $100,000 Endowment Fund for Armenian Relief Society

On the eve of the Armenian Relief Society’s centennial, Mr. and Mrs. Jacky and Seta Guevrekian of Egypt established an endowment fund of $100,000 to be part of the ARS Endowment Funds. The annual proceeds of this fund will be used by the ARS, Inc. Central Executive Board to pursue the implementation of its humanitarian projects in Armenia.

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.

AYF Bike-a-Thon Marks Armenian Genocide Anniversary

More than 250 community members took part in an 11-mile bike-a-thon Saturday to commemorate the Armenian Genocide in a unique event organized by the Armenian Youth Federation San Fernando Valley Sardarabad chapter.

George Bournoutian To Give Final Presentation in Three Lecture Series

FRESNO–Dr. George Bournoutian, Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State, will present a talk on “The Armenian Church in South Asia: 1600-1800,” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. This is the final presentation in a series of lectures on “The Armenian Church Under Foreign Rule,” during the Spring 2009

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