Armenien: Inter-religious Discussion on Religion and Environment

On June 28, an inter-religious Armenian-Iranian discussion on Religion and the Environment, was held in the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See. The event was organized by the World Council of Churches Armenia Round Table Foundation; in cooperation with the Ecumenical Relations Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and the Cultural Center of the Embassy of the Islamic...

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Armenien: 6th Armenian Church Representative Assembly at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

On June 6, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the 6th Armenian Church Representative Assembly commenced a four day meeting in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting is being attended by Bishops of the Mother See and the Hierarchal Sees; Primates of the Dioceses of Armenia and Diaspora; Locum Tenens; Pontifical Delegations...

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Papst Franziskus besucht Armenien

Papst Franziskus hat vom 24. bis 26. Juni eine dreitägige Reise nach Armenien unternommen, um gemäß eigener Aussage als „Bote des Friedens“ zur Versöhnung in der Region aufzurufen. In der Türkei sorgte allerdings seine erneute Verwendung des Begriffs „Genozid“ in Bezug auf die Massaker an Armeniern vor 100 Jahren für Ärger...

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