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By Florence Avakian

The world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is working with the Armenian government to mount an exhibition of Armenian art in the next few years. This welcome announcement by Dr. Helen Evans greeted attendees at a fascinating lecture on Thursday, April 30, entitled, “Armenian Art: Voice of a People,” sponsored by the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center at the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern).

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By Florence Avakian

An estimated 15,000 people from all over America’s east coast took part in the Armenian Genocide Centennial gathering in Times Square, New York City, on Sunday, April 26, 2015—the largest such gathering in the history of the event.

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Armenians around the world found their hearts deeply touched on Sunday, April 12, as Pope Francis celebrated a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In an exquisite service in the Armenian rite, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church offered prayers in memory of the Armenian martyrs of 1915, and expressed his profound solidarity with the Armenian people in their historic struggles and continuing aspirations.

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