Saturday, April 24, will be observed by the worldwide Armenian Church as the “Feast of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.” Services at St. Vartan Cathedral will begin at 10 a.m., wth all health restrictions observed.
Less than a week after the Armenian Church’s celebration of Easter, the Eastern Diocese marked another occasion of hope and promise, as it saw the ordination of a new pastor to lead the faithful.
One of the leading ecumenical organizations in America, the National Council of Churches, released a letter to U.S. President Biden, urging him to recognize the Armenian Genocide in anticipation of the coming April 24th commemoration.
With profound regret, the Eastern Diocese mourns the passing of Dr. Vartan Gregorian, the late President of the Carnegie Corporation, who passed away on April 15. He was 87.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a strong statement in anticipation of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on April 24.