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Primate of the Armenian Orthodox Diocese in Egypt, Bishop Ashod Mnatsakanyan, said that he has many visions for the Armenian community in Egypt, and that he aspires to integrate all its members into Egypt’s Armenian family and at the same time preserve their own Armenian identity. In an interview...
Background: This interview is conducted with His Holiness Karekin I, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Throughout the interview, he discusses issues regarding the situation and views of Armenians after late incidents in Azerbaijan, in Nagorno Karabakh that witnessed the conflict...
The article reports on the activities of a youth gathering entitled, ‘Creation and Religions as Sources of Unity’ that took place between November 30 and December 2 in Aleppo, Syria.
The article gives a brief overview of the history of Armenians in Egypt, who have been living as minorities for hundreds of years. It also shows some aspects of their social life.
The Armenian community has had a long presence in Egypt which dates back to the early thirteenth century. In an attempt to escape the persecution of the Ottoman Empire, Armenians left their homes in Aleppo and Jerusalem and sought refuge in a number of countries including Egypt. Metropolitan...
An interview with the Armenian Orthodox metropolitan on Christians’ situations in Iran and the Middle East, in addition to other political issues concerning the relations between Iran and other countries.
Overview of a report published in the French magazine Le Figaro on the Christian Arameans living in Kurdish areas, especially in Turkey.
The first Armenian consulate in the Middle East was inaugurated in Egypt in 1996 with the aim of beefing up cultural and social cooperation and encouraging joint ventures in the field of transport, communications and tourism.
Egypt’s Armenian Orthodox Patriarchy has accused the state of practicing discrimination between it and the Orthodox Copts, led by Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark.
A legal dispute has erupted over the ownership of an Armenian Catholic Church in downtown Cairo.
On October 15, the Armenian community in Egypt celebrates the 1600th anniversary of the creation of the Armenian alphabet and the Feast of the Holy Translators.
The Holocaust--the Nazi genocide of the Jews during the Second World War-- serves as a basis to raise money for its Jewish victims and to raise sympathy to in turn consolidate and justify its stance towards the Palestinian cause.
You earlier stated the wish of the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt to withdraw from the Evangelical denomination. As the president of the Evangelical denomination, I confirm the unity of the national Evangelical churches.
The Armenian community in Egypt celebrated the 1700 anniversary of its joining Christianity. The celebration was held in the Armenian Orthodox Cathedral. The Armenian Orthodox Archbishop of Egypt expressed the Armenians’ deep appreciation of President Mubarak and of his care for the Armenians.
The Middle East Council of Churches held its meetings in Iran this time. The Council’s leaders had a Christian-Muslim dialogue with Iranian leaders regarding the Palestinian case as well as issuing a statement condemning the Israeli attacks on the original inhabitants of the country.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
The Grand Sheikh of the Azhar received the head of the Armenian Orthodox Church. He welcomed his guest in the noble Azhar, saying "heavenly religions call for brotherhood, peace and true worship of the one God." The head of the Armenian Orthodox Church expressed his happiness for having such a...
In his meeting with Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the Grand Imam of the Azhar, Sergi Manasarian, the Armenian ambassador in Egypt, announced that Pope Gergini [name transliterated from the Arabic], the head of the Armenian Orthodox Church, would be visiting Egypt in October.
President Hosni Mubarak delegated Ashraf Omar Bakr, First Secretary of the Presidency to go to the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral to present Christmas greetings to His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. President Mubarak has also delegated General Adel Sobhi Suleiman to go the Armenian Orthodox Church in...
Since the fall of communism, the Armenians of the diaspora are at liberty to return to their country, yet many are choosing not to. Some claim that it is too early, others that it is too late. The Armenians of Egypt go for a visit and come back, happy to resume the life they have made for...

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