“Today, the safety and integrity of more than a thousand years of Armenian Christian culture are hanging by the slimmest of threads,” said Archbishop Vicken Aykazian last week, during a major gathering of political, diplomatic, and faith leaders in Washington, DC.
The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, is now running an extraordinary online exhibition titled, “Ancient Faith: The Churches of Nagorno-Karabakh.”
“The Armenian Church and the Armenian people need the support and prayers of their Christian brothers and sisters,” said His Holiness Karekin II this week, in a video message to leaders of the international ecumenical organization, the World Council of Churches (WCC).
The Eastern Diocese was deeply grieved by the passing of Martin Albert Kalustian, who passed away on June 20.
On June 6, His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, concluded his Pontifical Visit to Artsakh by presiding over the Divine Liturgy at the Sourp Asdvadzadzin Cathedral in the city of Stepanakert.