One of the leading ecumenical organizations in America, the National Council of Churches, released a letter to U.S. President Biden, urging him to recognize the Armenian Genocide in anticipation of the coming April 24th commemoration.
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.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued a strong statement in anticipation of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on April 24.
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.
Saints and martyrs loom large in Armenian Christian spirituality. We look up to them; but could we ever be like them? Is saintliness an unattainable ideal? Or something more ordinary?