from ONE

The Long Road Home
story and photographs by Onnik Krikorian
(From ONE magazine May 2007)
Armenian Catholic monks return to the land of Ararat

A Taste of Little Armenia
text by Paul Wachter
photographs by Ilene Perlman
(From ONE magazine July 2006)
Food unites the Armenian-Americans of Watertown

A New Start for Armenia’s Catholics
by John Hughes
photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From ONE magazine January 2006)
The church resurfaces after some 70 years of oppression

profiles
text by Michael J.L. La Civita with photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From ONE magazine September 2008)
The Armenian Catholic Church

21st-Century Scribes
by Columba Stewart, OSB
(From ONE magazine September 2006)
Monks use state-of-the-art equipment to preserve ancient manuscripts

Kid’s Camps in the Caucasus
by Paul Rimple with photographs by Justyna Mielnikiewicz and Armineh Johannes
(From ONE magazine November 2007)
Two very different youth programs restore childhood

Tackling Pastoral Challenges in Armenia
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1999)
Armenian Catholics take on the substantial needs of their community, dispersed throughout Armenia and Georgia.

Rising From the Ruins
by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine November 2010)
Turkey’s Armenians move on despite a tragic past

Pastoring a Pastoral Georgian Village
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East January – February 1998)
Revived after the fall of Communism, a village parish thrives under the caring hand of Father Anatole Ivaniuk.

A Phoenix Rises from the Ashes
by Peg Maron
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1994)
The church is free to operate in the former communist bloc. In this article we learn how some Americans are helping the church to flourish there.

from News

Jerusalem’s Armenians Mark Genocide a Century Ago
Catholic News Service (30 March 2015)
JERUSALEM (CNS) — John Ourfali, 77, remembers how as a child he saw an elderly family friend break down and cry whenever he met with Ourfali’s parents, unable to speak about what had happened to him and his family in the dark days of what today is known as the Armenian Genocide.

With Armenian Catholics, Pope Will Declare New ‘Doctor of Church’
Catholic News Service (1 April 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis formally will proclaim a 10th-century Armenian monk as a doctor of the church when he celebrates a liturgy April 12 with leaders and faithful of the Armenian Catholic Church.

Pope Calls for Hope, Reconciliation as Armenia Commemorates Massacres
Catholic News Service (9 April 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis decried humanity’s ability to systematically exterminate its own brothers and sisters.

Term ‘Genocide’ Angers Turkey, While Pope Says Memory Leads to Healing
Catholic News Service (13 April 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis said atrocities from the past have to be recognized — not hidden or denied — for true reconciliation and healing to come to the world.

Armenian Catholics and Orthodox Seek Unity Their Martyrs Enjoy
Catholic News Service (14 April 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While Catholic and Armenian Orthodox theologians continue discussions aimed at full unity, Pope Francis and Catholicos Karekin II of Etchmiadzin, patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, commemorated the already-achieved unity of Armenian Catholic and Orthodox martyrs in heaven.

With Armenian Catholics, Pope Remembers Persecuted Christians
Catholic News Service (8 September 2015)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Governments who not only take no action to stop anti-Christian persecution, but remain silent, are accomplices in their deaths, Pope Francis said during an early morning Mass with leaders of the Armenian Catholic Church.

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The Armenian Catholic Church

from Blog Content

An Archbishop Visits
Archbishop Raphael Minassian pays a visit to CNEWA's New York offices.

Picture of the Day: Maintaining Hope in Tough Times
In this photo taken in 2000, Armenian Catholics celebrate Divine Liturgy in a village near Gyumri, Armenia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Armenia's Deep Christian Roots
In this photo taken in 2000, Armenian Catholics pray during the Divine Litrugy (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: A Fresh Start
A farmer brings peppers to sell at a wholesale market in Malatia, Armenia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Back to the Garden in Armenia
Azaduht Babek, right, and Canik Capar harvest tomatoes in Vakifli, Turkey. (photo: Sean Sprague)

Page One: Headlines for 1/30/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Where Prayer Prevails
Parishioners, clutching rosaries, attend a liturgy in the Catholic village of Azadan. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Armenia's Flourishing Faithful
The Soorp Badarak, or Divine Liturgy, is celebrated daily by the Mekhitarist community of Armenian Catholic monks. (photo: Onnik Krikorian)

Picture of the Day: Grazeyard Scene
A shepherd watches over her flock in Noraduze cemetery, near Sevan, Armenia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Little Shepherd
A shepherd tends his flock in Anjar, Lebanon (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Page One: Headlines for 6/5/13
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Voices of Armenia
The haunting melodies of the Armenian liturgy are chanted by a Bourj Hammoud choir. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

'Beauty and Breathtaking Generosity' in Georgia
Note: Photojournalist Molly Corso lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia, and wrote about one community of Georgians in the Autumn edition of ONE.

Picture of the Day: Miter Makers
At the Bird’s Nest, an Armenian orphanage in Lebanon, women make miters and vestments. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Staying Power
Oseni Khalajian, a pensioner living in Eshtia, belongs to a community of Armenian Catholics descended from Armenians who fled to Georgia to escape the Turkish mass murder. (photo: Molly Corso)

Picture of the Day: Distressed Demesne
An Armenian farmer in Anjar, Lebanon, displays some of his produce. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Prayers and Memories
A parishioner lights votive candles at a Sunday morning liturgy at St. James Monastery in the Armenian Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem. (photo: Ilene Perlman)

Page One: Headlines for 4/13/15
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: The Armenian Church
Altar servers spread incense as Pope Francis celebrates a 12 April liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. (photo: CNS/Cristian Gennari)

Page One: Headlines for 6/25/15
Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: Faces of Faith
Armenian Catholics in the southern Georgian village of Djulgha gather for the Divine Liturgy. (photo: Armineh Johannes)