Each year on May 28, Armenians around the world honor the anniversary of the Battle of Sardarabad and the establishment of the First Armenian Republic (1918-1920). This week marks 103 years since those fateful events.
In a directive to leaders of the Eastern Diocese dated April 29, 2021, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel Findikyan laid out updated policies and guidelines for a cautious approach to restoring church functions,
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.
He defied the injustices of worldly powers, to shine a light of Truth through his suffering. That’s one way to describe the ministry of Jesus. But it also describes the role of Christian martyrs through the ages—including our Armenian Martyrs of 1915.
In a letter to U.S. President Joseph Biden, Diocesan Primate Bishop Daniel urged formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide in anticipation of this year’s April 24 commemoration.