Respected, compassionate, and deeply faithful as clerical leader, Bishop Sahak Mashalian serves the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople as its Director of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, and secretary of its Religious Council.
“It was one of the most moving, powerful, and emotional days of my whole life. When I left, I felt love. I didn’t know whether to cry or dance,” said the Eastern Diocesan Primate, the Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Findikyan with obvious emotion.
Dr. Christopher Sheklian, the director of the Eastern Diocese’s Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center, participated in the first meeting of the Seminar on Orthodoxy and Human Rights, at Fordham University on March 20-22.
With profound regret, the Eastern Diocese mourns the passing of His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan, the 84th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople and All of Turkey.
The Eastern Diocese was deeply grieved by the passing of Louise Manoogian Simone: the late president of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, and in her own right a visionary benefactor of the Armenian Church, nation, and numerous institutions.