Monthly Archives: June 2015

New United Kingdom Primate Appointed

New United Kingdom Primate Appointed

  NEW PRIMATE APPOINTED FOR UNITED KINGDOM     The Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom has been informed that His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians has appointed His Grace Bishop Hovakim Manukian as Primate of the Armenian Churches in the United Kingdom. Bishop Hovakim Manukian (baptismal name Vardkes) […]

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause Dr. Robert Fisk and Mr. Raphael Grigorian of SOAS UCL’s Armenian Societies and Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee (AGCCC) UK jointly organised an enlightening evening with best-selling author and journalist Dr. Robert Fisk on Monday the 8th of June 2015. The presentation entitled The Armenian […]

Kirk Kerkorian dies aged 98

Kirk Kerkorian dies aged 98

LOS ANGELES–Armenian-American billionaire and philanthropist Kirk Kerkorian died Monday at his home in Beverly Hills, his business partner said Tuesday. He was 98. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kerkorian’s death was confirmed by Anthony Mandekic, the president and CEO of Kerkorian’s company Tracinda. A casino and entertainment magnate, Kerkorian was also the founder of […]

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation   ANTELIAS, Lebanon–The Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia has issued a statement on its website clarifying the nature and purpose of its claim for the return of its historical Seat in Sis (present-day Kozan in Turkey), currently pending before the Turkish […]

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