The Easter Message of Patriarchs and Head of Churches in Jerusalem

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Easter Message of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was first announced in Jerusalem, and has Continue Reading →

Speech of His Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan Manougian at the Celebration ending the Restoration of the Aedicule

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The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion of the Son of Continue Reading →

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher

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Almost for 2000 years the Church of Holy Sepulcher, known as the Church of the Tomb of Christ, has been the holiest place in Jerusalem for Christians. Historically, Constantine the Great was the first Emperor who, in the middle of the 4th century, initiated building Churches for Christians. The Holy Continue Reading →

Feast of the Sons of Zebedee St. James and St. John

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At the 10th of January the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrated the Feast of the Sons of Zebedee. This feast is one of the biggest feast for the St. James Brotherhood. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem celebrated Divine Liturgy. Pictures are from Dr. Ori Orhof