Saturday, September 21 marks the 28th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Armenia.
Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan was one of the greatest Armenian Church leaders of the 20th century, whose tenure as Primate marked a turning point for the Armenian Church in America.
His Holiness Vasken I presided over a period of historic importance in the Armenian Church. Indeed, he made history through the heroic way he faced the great challenges and opportunities of his time.
This summer marks 20 years since the passing of His Holiness Karekin I, the 131st Catholicos of All Armenians. His Holiness had the distinction of being the first catholicos elected in the free Republic of Armenia. That fact alone would have secured his place in our history.
Of the wicked mass murders in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio on August 3, there is little of meaning to be said, beyond these words adapted from the Armenian hokehankisd service.