His Beatitude receives Israeli Ambassador to Armenia and Chief Secretary of Religions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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On the third of September 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, received His Excellency Eliav Belotserkovsky, the newly-appointed Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Armenia, and Mr. Ohed Shalev, the Chief Secretary of the department of Religions within the Ministry of Continue Reading →

Communique August 1, 2019

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It was on the 7th of May 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, Patriarch of St. James Brotherhood of Jerusalem, rightfully defrocked Very Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Atajanyan from his ecclesiastical status for being negligent in his religious duties, disobedient to the monastic order, disturbing the peaceful coexistence of the Brotherhood Continue Reading →

His Beatitude established a new youth committee “ARMAD”.

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Today, Friday the 19th of July 2019, a historical meeting took place in the Armenian patriarchate with His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. A special committee was established by His Beatitude the Patriarch, in cooperation with young members of the Armenian Community. The committee is called Continue Reading →

Die Tagespost talked to the Very Reverend Father Samuel Aghoyan

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The Catholic Newspaper in Germany, Die Tagespost, published this week an article after a conversation with the Very Reverend Father Samuel Aghoyan: Conversation with the Very Reverend Father Samuel in Die Tagespost Translation of the interview with Fr. Samuel- Till Magnus Steiner A grand tradition and an uncertain future. A Continue Reading →

Sixth anniversary of the Enthronement of His Beatitude

Portrait of Nourhan Manougian, the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, in his office at the Armenian Convent in the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem's Old City, on October 24, 2015. Manougian was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, and became a priest after studying at the Seminary of the Armenian Quarter. He was elected as the 97th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem on January 24, 2013. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

Today is the sixth anniversary of the Enthronement of His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, to the throne of St. James. We congratulate His Beatitude cordially. May our Lord continue to strengthen His Beatitude in his work.

Agreement for further renovations in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

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Yesterday, May 27, an agreement was signed for renovations in the Holy Sepulcher Church Click to see the scanned declaration

Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross

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Sunday May 26 we celebrate the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. This feast is one of the Holy Cross Feasts of the Armenian Church, and is celebrated 28 days after Easter. In May 351, a bright light in the shape of a cross was seen over Jerusalem. Continue Reading →

Generous donation Mr. Harout Ayvazian to the Armenian Patriarchate

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Communiqué Generous donation of  Mr. Harout Ayvazian from Los Angeles, California, of $ 600,000 to the Armenian Patriarchate. Mr. Ayvazian visited the Holy Places with his family and participated in the Christmas celebrations and the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the Baptismal site at Jordan River. The pilgrimage Continue Reading →

Generous donation Mr. Yurejian for Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School

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We would like to thank Mr. Hagop Jack Yurejian for his generous donation of $20,000 to the Armenian Sts. Tarkmanchatz Armenian School. Mr. Yurejian was born in Jerusalem himself, and he decided to financially support the Armenian school he attended in his childhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Continue Reading →

Requiem Service Saturday April 20, 2019

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Tomorrow, Saturday April 20, we remember the 40 days after the passing away of His Beatitude Archbishop Mesrob Moutafian, the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople and of our Father Hampartzoum Keshishian with a requiem service. Divine Liturgy will start around 9.00 am in St. James Cathedral.