His Beatitude wrote to the Speaker of the Knesset after discussion of the Armenian Genocide was pulled from the agenda.

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His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Knesset, the honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein, expressing feelings of deep disappointment. The Speaker of the Knesset pulled discussion on recognition of the Armenian Genocide from the agenda, in spite of his Continue Reading →

Congratulations to His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian

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We congratulate His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on his birthday. We wish him many years in good health. Շնորհավոր and may our Lord continue to strengthen you in your work, dear Srpazan Hayr.

The Armenian Quarter

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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate (Convent) of St. James is the home of the Brotherhood of St. James, a monastic order of the Armenian Church with about 60 members worldwide. Residences of Armenian families are within the compound of the Patriarchate, and hence public access to the grounds of the Patriarchate Continue Reading →