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

Diversity Down Under
story and photographs by Sean Sprague
(From ONE magazine May 2007)
Leaving turmoil behind for a new life in Australia

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

An Anniversary Like No Other
by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East January – February 2001)
This year, Armenia celebrates 1,700 years as a Christian nation. Catholicos Karekin II reflects on this historic event.

Ecumenical Giant
(From Catholic Near East September – October 1999)
The shoes of Catholicos Karekin I, a good friend, a fine pastor and a powerful witness to Christian unity, will be difficult to fill.

Armenia’s Golden Opportunity
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1997)
The Armenian Apostolic Church has become a necessary force in preserving the identity of Armenia.

Consecrating Holy Myron
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1997)
A renewal of the consecration of the myron according to the ancient Armenian Apostolic Church.

Search for Brotherhood in the Christian Near East
by Thomas McHugh
(From Catholic Near East September 1990)
During a visit to CNEWA, Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, reflects on the status of Christianity in the Middle East.

Pensioners in Crisis
by Gayane Abrahamyan with photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From ONE magazine January 2008)
A growing number of Armenia’s elderly are poor and alone

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

profiles
by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From ONE magazine September 2006)
The Armenian Apostolic Church

Where God Descended
by Paul Rimple
(From ONE magazine May 2008)
New directions for Armenia’s mother church

Iran
(From ONE magazine September 2010)
Home of the Apostles

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

Summer in Armenia
text and photographs by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East July – August 2000)
Feast days drenched in tradition are important summer happenings for Armenia’s Christians.

Iran’s Armenian Christians
text and photos by Armineh Johannes
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1995)
Always a minority, Iran’s Armenian Christians work to maintain their identity.

Armenia Reborn
by Sarkis Boghjalian
photos: CNEWA files
(From Catholic Near East January 1992)
Now an independent nation, Armenia is free to rebuild its ancient church.

Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter
by Joyce M. Davis
photos by Karen Lagerquist
(From Catholic Near East July 1992)
A profile of Jerusalem’s Armenian community.

from News

Christian Unity Honors Common Witness of Martyrdom, Pope Says
Catholic News Service (9 May 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To honor the sacrifice of those killed for their faith in the 20th century, Christians today must renew their commitment to reconciliation and full Christian unity, Pope Francis said.

All Christians Need Trust, Hope and Help, Pope Says
Catholic News Service (6 June 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — All Christians, not just those facing conflict and persecution, need to trust, hope and help each other be more like Christ, Pope Francis said.

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.

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.

from Eastern Christian Churches

The Armenian Apostolic Church

from Blog Content

Picture of the Day: Armenia's Spiritual Core
A young girl prays at St. Gayane Church in Etchmiadzin, Armenia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Growing Old in Armenia
An elderly Armenian tends his flock. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

Picture of the Day: Peaceful Moments
In this photo taken in 1996, a woman prays in an Armenian Apostolic church in Georgia. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

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Stories of interest for the day.

Picture of the Day: People of Note
The Saghmos Choir is the pride of the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Lviv, Ukraine. (photo: Petro Didula)

Picture of the Day: Ready to Serve
Altar servers assist a liturgy at the Armenian Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Lviv. (photo: Petro Didula)

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

A Birthday in the Sacristy
Mariya Tytarenko recounts her experiences while reporting on Armenians rebuilding church and community in western Ukraine.

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

Confession over a Cup of Coffee
ONE contributor Mariya Tytarenko got to know many colorful characters.

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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: 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)

Picture of the Day: Women of Note in Ukraine
Singers Yana Grigorian and Svitlana Kukharuk take a break during choir practice at the Armenian Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Lviv. (photo: Petro Didula)

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

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

Journey Through the South Caucasus:
Conquering Death in Armenia

CNEWA Chief Communications Officer Michael La Civita shares details from his ongoing trip to Lebanon, Armenia and Georgia.

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Picture of the Day: Monastic Grace
Armenian Apostolic sisters garden outside the seventh-century St. Gayane Church in Etchmiadzin. (photo: Armineh Johannes)

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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)

Picture of the Day: An August Tradition
A priest presides at the Blessing of the Grapes, an ancient festival celebrated every August at the St. James Armenian Apostolic Church in Watertown, Massachusetts. (photo: Ilene Perlman)