His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos of All Armenians, addressed Armenian faithful throughout the world on the eve of 2020.
In a stunning turn of events Thursday, the U.S. Senate unanimously adopted bipartisan Senate Resolution 150—the Armenian Genocide Resolution—formally recognizing the Ottoman Empire’s genocide against the Armenian people.
The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople has a new patriarch today, in the person of Bishop Sahak Mashalian.
In Syria’s Deir el-Zor province—a locale already infamous in Armenian history, and a byword for Armenian martyrdom—an Armenian Catholic priest and his father were murdered this week in an act of terror by the Islamic State (ISIS), which has claimed responsibility for the outrage.
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.