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Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenian visits Holy Etchmiadzin

Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenian visits Holy Etchmiadzin
Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenian visits Holy Etchmiadzin
Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenian visits Holy Etchmiadzin
Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenian visits Holy Etchmiadzin

On 8 February 2017 in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received Mr.Karen Karapetyan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

Young Christians of Egypt pay a visit to the Alexandrian Primate

Young Christians of Egypt pay a visit to the Alexandrian Primate
Young Christians of Egypt pay a visit to the Alexandrian Primate
Young Christians of Egypt pay a visit to the Alexandrian Primate
Young Christians of Egypt pay a visit to the Alexandrian Primate

On 2nd February 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, welcomed to the Patriarchate, a group of around 140 pupils, together with their teachers, who traveled from the capital, Cairo, to convey their wishes on the day of the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord and the arrival of the New Year 2017.

Patriarch of Constantinople, Archbishop of Canterbury sign joint declaration on slavery

Following up on a conversation between His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople and Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury during the patriarch’s visit to Lambeth Palace in November 2015, the Forum on Modern Slavery was held February 6-7 in Constantinople.

According to the site of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the forum brought together distinguished scholars, practitioners and policy makers to discuss the negative phenomenon of modern slavery and the Church’s role in protecting human rights and dignity.

Gevorkian Theological Seminary Choir to Perform in Russia and Belarus

Gevorkian Theological Seminary Choir to Perform in Russia and Belarus
Gevorkian Theological Seminary Choir to Perform in Russia and Belarus
Gevorkian Theological Seminary Choir to Perform in Russia and Belarus
Gevorkian Theological Seminary Choir to Perform in Russia and Belarus

With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Etchmiadzin Choir of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary left for Russia on February 5, where they performed a concert program.

Twelfth Dead Sea Scrolls cave found, but no scrolls

For the first time in sixty years, the discovery of a new Dead Sea Scroll cave was announced on Wednesday. Researchers from Hebrew University discovered the storage space in the cliffs west of Qumran over the Green Line in the West Bank, reports The Times of Israel.

Samoa wants to declare itself a Christian nation

The tiny island of Samoa, 2680 miles east of Australia in the Pacific Ocean, is looking to officially declare itself a Christian nation. Although the cover and preamble of the nation’s constitution already reference Christianity, the government wants to reference the faith in the body itself, reports CBN News.