Read Bishop Daniel’s personal account of his trip to Istanbul on January 11-12, for the enthronement and Antranig Badarak of His Beatitude Sahak II, the 85th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople.
Thirty years ago this week, the Armenians of Baku were terrorized by mob violence, and victimized by an immoral political system.
There were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
For the people of Armenia, it was a time of the deepest grief, when the external signs of death and destruction seemed inescapable.
For Armenian-Americans of a certain generation, this is the week it finally happened. On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, the United States House of Representatives passed a resolution calling for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide.