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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.

ANC WR 2009 Banquet Celebrates Powerful Grassroots Activism

The Armenian National Committee, Western Region, celebrated a year of successes at its annual banquet at the newly-renovated Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, November 8, 2009. More than 800 activists and donors attended the fundraiser, which drew prominent and senior elected officials and civil servants from the federal, state, and local governments. Also joining the ANC-WR were leaders from the Armenian community, representatives from Armenian churches, educational, cultural, sporting, and social services organizations, and friends of the Armenian Cause.

Spotlight on the ANC Western Region Banquet 2009

The Armenian National Committee, Western Region, celebrated a year of successes at its annual banquet at the newly-renovated Pasadena Convention Center on Sunday, November 8, 2009. More than 800 activists and donors attended the fundraiser, which drew prominent and senior elected officials and civil servants from the federal, state, and local governments. Also joining the ANC-WR were leaders from the Armenian community, representatives from Armenian churches, educational, cultural, sporting, and social services organizations, and friends of the Armenian Cause.

A Pilgrimage to Calcutta Recalls Armenian History

CALCUTTA: Before there were call centers and Indian conglomerates, before the East India Co. or the British Raj, there were Armenia’s who made their way to India to trade and to escape religious persecution from the Turks and, later, Persians. Entrepreneurial and devout Christians, but familiar with the Islamic ways of Mughal emperors, Armenia’s arrived

Armenian Genocide Memorial Erected in Ukrainian Town

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–A cross-stone (khachkar), dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide, has been erected in the central park of the Ukranian town of Nikopol. The monument, unveiled on October 11, was erected by the Armenian community of Nikopol in Ukraine’s Dneropetrovsk province and consecrated in a joint ceremony by the priests

Javakh Issues Should be Resolved Together, Says Sarkisian

TBILISI (Combined Sources)–During a meeting with more than 200 Georgian-Armenian community members in the capital’s Marriott Courtyard Hotel Wednesday Armenian President Sezh Sarkisian said issues related to Javakhk and its Armenian population would be resolved through close cooperation between the Armenian and Georgian governmen’s. “Armenia, in cooperation with the Georgian authorities is ready to assist

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