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Defense of Doctoral Thesis in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
Defense of Doctoral Thesis in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 28 12 2016
  • On 28 December, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a defense of doctoral thesis was held in the Vatche and Tamar Maookian Library of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

    For the ecclesiastical degree of Archimandrite (Vardapet), Rev. Fr. Zaven Yazichyan, member of the Brotherhood of Mother See, Armenian Spiritual Pastor of Myanmar, Singapore and Dhaka, and representative of His Holiness in the Far East; presented his thesis entitled: “The Importance of Psychology in the Service of the Spiritual Pastor”.

    FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ARMENIAN LIBRARIES HELD AT THE MOTHER SEE
    FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ARMENIAN LIBRARIES HELD AT THE MOTHER SEE
  • 17 10 2016
  • Printing is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. It offered an opportunity for the knowledge and achievements of the human mind to be rapidly spread and enlighten all segments of society. We can even say that printing provided one of the favorable conditions for the formation of modern civilization. It is not accidental that our people were one of the first in the world who began the work of printing. It was the natural path of our people that prior to the century of the introduction of printing, they created native language manuscripts for a millennium, very often under conditions lacking peace and security, and living in hardship. But in the reformer force of spiritual power, and lived and created for the sake of a peaceful and just world.

    Catholicos of All Armenians Received Participants of the IEEE East-West Design & Text Symposium
    Catholicos of All Armenians Received Participants of the IEEE East-West Design & Text Symposium
  • 16 10 2016
  • On 16 October the participants of the 14th annual East-West Design & Test Symposium were received by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. They were accompanied by Dr. Yervant Zorian, President of IEEE, Chairman of the Symposium, and President of Synopsys Armenia.

    International Symposium Dedicated to 350th Anniversary of Printing of the Bible in Armenian
    International Symposium Dedicated to 350th Anniversary of Printing of the Bible in Armenian
  • 06 10 2016
  • On October 6, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the International Symposium on “Armenian Translation of the Holy Bible and Its Publication in the Evolution of History” was opened in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

    Catholicos of All Armenians Received Members of the Democratic Liberal Party
    Catholicos of All Armenians Received Members of the Democratic Liberal Party
  • 21 04 2016
  • On April 21, in the Vatche and Tamar Manoukyan Library, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the members of the Democratic Liberal Party, who had arrived in Armenia on the occasion of the second congress of the party.

    Mr. Hakob Avetikyan, representative of the Democratic Liberal Party, presented the activities of the congress in Yerevan to the Armenian Patriarch, noting that the congress aims to find solutions to overcome the problems in the party and establish final unity. He emphasized the dedication and love of all the members of the Party towards the Homeland, the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and her Patriarch, expressing joy that the spiritual center of all Armenians, due to wise and nation-building activities of His Holiness, constantly strengthens and prospers.

    International Symposium “Traditional Values: The Spiritual and Moral Development Milestones of Contemporary Society” held in the Mother See
    International Symposium “Traditional Values: The Spiritual and Moral Development Milestones of Contemporary Society” held in the Mother See
  • 31 03 2016
  • On March 31, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an international Symposium titled “Traditional Values: The Spiritual and Moral Development Milestones of Contemporary Society” was held at the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See.

    The Symposium was organized thorugh the initiative of the Society of the Friends of the Mount Athos Charitable Foundation from Russia and with the support of the Mother See, the Russian Orthodox Church, as well the Women’s Union of Russia. The Symposium was attended by 150 representatives of state officials, social organizations, and members from religious and the scientific sphere from Russia and the Republic of Armenia.

    Catholicos of All Armenians Met With Participants of 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly
    Catholicos of All Armenians Met With Participants of 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly
  • 04 07 2015
  • On July 4, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with the delegates of the 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly in the lecture hall of the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library.

    At the beginning of the session, His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America; presented the agenda of the Pan-ACYO World Assembly; highlighting the efforts of the Mother See and the youth for the effectiveness of the ACYO mission.

    The 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly Convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
    The 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly Convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 02 07 2015
  • On July 2, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and under the presidency of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America and Director of the Pan Armenian Church Youth Organization (ACYO), the 3rd Pan-ACYO World Assembly was launched in the auditorium of the Vatche and Tamar Library of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

    The Assembly was opened with the Lord’s Prayer and the singing of the hymn “Holy God”. Rev. Fr. Maghakia Amiryan, spiritual servant of the Armenian Diocese of Argentine, read passages from the Holy Gospel.

    International Symposium “Church and State in Cilician Armenia (Interior and Exterior Perspectives)”
    International Symposium “Church and State in Cilician Armenia (Interior and Exterior Perspectives)”
  • 27 05 2015
  • On May 27, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an International Symposium “Church and State in Cilician Armenia (Interior and Exterior Perspectives)” was held in the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library. The Symposium was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Karekin I Hovsepian, Catholicos of Great House of Cilicia and Member of the Brotherhood of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

    The three-day Symposium was organized by the joint efforts of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the Republic of Armenia National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Oriental Studies, and Republic of Armenia State Committee of Science. The Symposium was attended by 23 scientists from Armenia and abroad.

    Graduates of Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute Visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
    Graduates of Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute Visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 08 04 2014
  •  On April 8, in the “Vache and Tamar Manoukian” Library and Manuscript Repository of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed the graduate students from the Faculty of Armenian History of the Yerevan State Khachatur Abovyan Pedagogical Institute. Accompanying them was Mr. Ruben Mirzakhanyan, Rector of the Pedagogical Institute.

    Prince Charles Visits the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
    Prince Charles Visits the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 30 05 2013
  • On May 30, Charles, the Prince of Wales, who was in Armenia for a private visit at the invitation of the "Yerevan, My Love" charitable foundation, visited the Spiritual Center of All Armenians the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

    His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed the Prince to the Mother See.  His Holiness spoke to the Prince of Wales about the historic mission of the Armenian Church in the life of the Armenian nation, and its crucial role in maintaining the national identity and re-establishing an independent statehood.  The Catholicos of All Armenians also reflected on Inter-Church Relations, specifically mentioning the present cooperation between the Armenian and Anglican Churches.

    Opening of the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
    Opening of the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 18 10 2012
  • On October 18, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the opening of the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Library was held. The ribbon cutting and opening ceremony was held under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; with the participation of the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargisyan, and benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Vatche and Tamar Manoukian.