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[Armenian Life]: The Wounds Haven’t Yet Healed. standard

By Karine Hovhannisyan Early in the morning on April 24, the line of people on their way to Yerevan’s Genocide Memorial seemed to go on forever. It has been 97 years since the Armenian Genocide was organized by the Ottoman Empire, during which over 1.5 million Armenians were killed. The wounds from this horrific event in our history haven’t healed yet. The Armenian Genocide is the first crime of its kind of the 20th century, and the international community has not properly recognized it. FAR scholarship recipients were among those who attended the march, joining in the movement to reject Turkey’s policy of denial and to properly recognize all genocides throughout the world. We clearly understand that mourning the loss ...

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[Armenian Life]: Armenian Apostolic Church Celebrates Feast of Palm Sunday. standard

By Emma Hovsepyan On April 1st, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of Palm Sunday, the victorious entrance of our Lord Jesus Christ to Jerusalem. Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week, when Christians symbolically relive the trial, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. As the Bible says, when Jesus entered Jerusalem the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and they used them to cover his path. Immediately following this celebration, Jesus began his journey to the cross. Throngs of people filled Yerevan’s streets that day to see His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. In recent years, there has been an increase in participation of the younger generation in various ...

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