Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pope Concludes Visit to Armenia

Pope Concludes Visit to Armenia

ETCHMIADZIN, Armenia—Pope Francis concluded his historic visit to Armenia Sunday by releasing doves toward the direction of Mt. Ararat after praying at Khor Virab, taking part in Sunday Mass and signing a joint declaration with His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians. The pope kicked off his last day in Armenia by meeting with […]

His Holiness Pope Francis Visits Armenia

His Holiness Pope Francis Visits Armenia

PAPAL VISIT TO ARMENIA YEREVAN, GYUMRI Pope Francis offered prayers for the victims of the Armenian Genocide at the Dzidzernagapert Memorial, where he arrived with Catholicos Karekin II and was greeted by President Serzh Sarkisian and First Lady Rita Sarkisian. Upon his arrival at Dzidzernagapert, the pope offered a silent prayer and placed a wreath, […]

Mekhitaryan Moves to Manchester United

Mekhitaryan Moves to Manchester United

  MANCHESTER (Armenian Weekly)—Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Armenia’s 27-year-old captain and star midfielder, has agreed to personal terms with the English Premier League soccer club Manchester United, reported Sky Sports. Manchester United are close to completing Mkhitaryan’s signing from Borussia Dortmund after the clubs agreed to a £26.3 million fee (approximately $34,650,000 USD), according to the report, […]

“France will continue to fight for universal recognition of the Armenian Genocide” Pledges French Secretary of State

  “France will continue to fight for universal recognition of the Armenian Genocide” Pledges French Secretary of State ::RFE/RL Report: France Hails German Recognition Of Armenian Genocide ::France pledged to strive for greater international recognition of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey after welcoming a corresponding resolution adopted by Germany’s parliament on Thursday. “I […]

Germany Recognises Turkey’s Killing of 1.5 Million Ethnic Armenians in 1915-1917 as GENOCIDE

Germany Recognises Turkey’s Killing of 1.5 Million Ethnic Armenians in 1915-1917 as GENOCIDE   ::  Bundestag’s Historic Vote Further Isolates Turkey, Shines Spotlight on Obama’s Complicity in Denial :: BERLIN—The German parliament on Thursday approved a resolution recognizing the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I as genocide. The word “genocide” […]

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