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The Armenian community in Moldavia is old indeed; it had begun to settle in the area even before the foundation of the principality and played a major role in the development of the state, its trade and its towns.
The church in Botosani was founded in 1350, and the church in Roman, in 1355 (according to the tradition, it was a wooden church purchased from the local Saxons).
The church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, just like most of the Armenian churches in the area (the main church in Botosani, the churches in Chisinau, Roman, Focsani, Galati, Cetatea Alba, Targu Ocna, Constanta, two of the churches in Suceava).
www.personal.ceu.hu /students/02/Leon_Stacescu/ARMENIANCHURCH.htm   (2945 words)

The Armenian Church is apostolic because of the preaching of the Apostles Thaddeus and Bartholomew in Armenia.
The Armenian Church formally objects to the Christology of the Council of Chalcedon
The Zaven Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople is exiled to Baghdad.
www.sourphagop.org /churchtime.html   (2514 words)

 Armenian Apostolic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Armenian Church officially severed ties with the West in 554, during the second Council of Dvin where the dyophysite formula of the Council of Chalcedon was rejected.
The Armenian church instead adheres to the doctrine defened by Cyril of Alexandria, considered by as a saint by Chalcedonian churches as well and described Christ as being of one nature of Christ, where both divine and human nature are united.
(The Armenian Apostolic Church should not be confused, however, with the Armenian Catholic Church, which is an Eastern Rite Catholic church under the authority of the Pope in Rome.) At present, the Catholicos of All Armenians is his Holiness Karekin II (sometimes spelled as Garegin), who resides in the city of Echmiadzin, west of Yerevan.
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 The Armenian Church in Cilicia
Church canons bear his name; homilies written by him are part of the service, and liturgical laws which he initiated are still in use today.
Because of the war, the Armenians were not present at the Council of Chalcedon, and at the Synod of Dvin (505) the Armenian church aligned herself with the non-Chalcedonian churches.
The churches which today comprise the group known as the non-Chalcedonian churches are the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Armenian Orthodox Church, the Coptic Orthodox Church, and the Abyssinian (or Ethiopian) Orthodox Church.
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 Armenian Church
1970); Sarkassian, Karekin, The Council of Chalcedon and the Armenian Church (1965); Zahirsky, Valerie, The Conversion of Armenia (1985).
The remaining larger portion of the Armenian church is headed by its catholicos, who resides at Echmiadzin, a monastery near Yerevan in Armenia.
The monastery has been the ecclesiastical metropolis of the Armenian nation since the 4th century; it is said to be the oldest monastic foundation in the Christian world.
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 Armenian Orthodoxy
The Armenians didn't get much of a break in the domination cycle once they finally threw off the shackles of the Persian Empire in 634, as they were again taken over in 654 by Arab rule.
Armenians set up their own independent kingdom between the 9th and 11th centuries - the Kingdom of the Bagratids - and then another between 1150 and 1375 known as Cilicia or Lesser Armenia.
Armenian Orthodoxy, along with the Coptic, Syrian, Ethiopian and Indian Malabar Orthodoxies, is part of the Oriental Orthodoxy, or the non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/medny/oster/index.html   (1103 words)

 Armenian Orthodox Church
In Lebanon the Armenian Orthodox (see article on the term 'Orthodox') live in central parts of the country, in Iraq they mainly live in Baghdad.
Around 500: The Armenian Church rejects the conclusion of the Council of Chalcedon (in 451) which had defined Jesus as having 2 natures, divine and human, coexisting in one person.
The Armenian continues its cooperation with the Coptic Church and Syrian Jacobite churches.
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With the influx of thousands of monks and pilgrims from Armenian cities, Armenian monasteries were established in the Holy Land, particularly in the hills outside Jerusalem, near the Dead Sea, and the Sinai Desert in the south.
Throughout the ensuing decades the resident Armenian community continued to grow and prosper, yielding tradesmen and merchants who shared their prosperity with their Church by donating land and assisting in the construction of new churches, commercial buildings and housing.
In 1841 the first Armenian Theological Seminary was founded just north of Jerusalem, in the town of Ramle, and in 1845 that Seminary was physically moved to a newly-built complex within the confines of the Convent.
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 Armenian Church
The Armenian Church of the Holy Translators is part of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church, which has a rich Christian history dating its existence from the time of Christ and the apostles, Framingham, MA.
St. James Armenian Church of Los Angeles is a parish of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America.
The Armenian Church is one of the groups of Orthodox Churches known as the Oriental or Lesser Orthodox Churches, Los Angeles, California.
www.hyevibes.com /Armenian_Music_Armenian_churches.html   (484 words)

 Armenian Church
The Armenian Church is headquartered in the Monastery of Holy Etchmiadzin in the Armenian city of Etchmiadzin.
The chief bishop of the Armenian Church, called the Catholicos ("universal bishop"), is at the head of the Armenian Church hierarchy, and resides at Holy Etchmiadzin in Armenia.
The Armenian Quarter covers 1/5 of the old city of Jerusalem and the Armenian Patriarchate is in charge of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher with the Greeks and Latins.
www.armeniaemb.org /DiscoverArmenia/ArmenianChurch/Index.htm   (1454 words)

 Armenian Church
Tradition attributes the evangelization of the Armenian area to the Apostles Jude and Bartholomew.
For theological, political and cultural reasons, the Church of Armenia rejected the Council of Chalcedon in 451 and split from the rest of the Catholic body.
During the Crusades the Armenian Orthodox Church of Cicilia, known as Armenian Apostolic, established communion with Rome, but when the Crusader Kingdom and the Armenian Kingdom collapsed, communion was again broken.
www.faswebdesign.com /ECPA/Armenian.html   (247 words)

 Armenian Church History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Thereafter, the Diocese of the Armenian Church was established in 1898.
The Armenian Apostolic Church belongs to the Oriental branch of Orthodox churches.
The Armenian Church holds the Seven Mysteries or Sacraments: Baptism, Chrismation, Confession, Holy Communion, Marriage, Ordination, and Anointing of the Sick.
www.stsarkis.org /history/StSarkisHistory_home.htm   (749 words)

 Armenian Church - Little Armenia
The Church entered its most recent era of leadership on October 27, 1999, when Armenian Christians elected His Holiness Karekin II as the 132nd Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, pontiff of the worldwide Armenian Church.
Located near the capital of Yerevan in the Republic of Armenia, it is composed of (a) the Mother Cathedral of the entire Armenian Church; (b) a monastery and monastic brotherhood; (c) the residence of the Catholicos of All Armenians; and (d) various religious and cultural institutions, such as the Kevorkian Theological Seminary and a museum.
The renaissance of the Armenians at the start of the nineteenth century, after "the deep sleep of bondage and degradation," was possible only because the Armenian Church, the depository of patriotism and faith, had preserved the old culture.
www.littlearmenia.com /html/little_armenia/armenian_church.asp   (846 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | The mission of Dhaka's last Armenian
It is an 18th century church, described by visitors who explore it as a haven amid the traffic chaos and crowded streets outside.
The interior of the church is looking a little the worse for wear after numerous robberies, but the central attractions - portraits of the Crucifixion and the Last Supper - remain.
The church may be rooted in history, but it is located in one of the busiest parts of the city.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/2645617.stm   (659 words)

 Armenian Catholic Church
Semi-independent Christian church that is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church through the Eastern Rite.
In Lebanon their centre is in Beirut, but the church is spread all over the central parts of the country.
The Armenian Catholic Church has retained its identity distinct from the Roman Catholic Church, and the liturgy is performed in Classical Armenian.
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 Armenian Church — Infoplease.com
In general, Armenian practices resemble those of other Eastern churches; the priests may marry and communion is distributed in both bread and wine, although the use of unleavened bread is a Western practice.
In the next century the young church made itself autonomous, apparently because of the efforts of the metropolitan bishop of Caesarea, St. Basil the Great, to impose certain reforms.
Part of the Armenian Church reunited with Rome temporarily in the 13th and 14th cent., and missionary work by the Roman Church in the 14th cent.
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 Armenian Church - ArmenianTeens.com
The Armenian Apostolic Church, sometimes incorrectly called the Armenian Orthodox Church is the world's oldest national church and one of the original churches, having been founded in 301.
The Armenian church also rejects the juridical authority of the pope and the doctrine of purgatory but it does however pray for the dead.
(The Armenian Apostolic Church should not be confused, however, with the Armenian Catholic Church, which is an Eastern Rite church under the authority of the Pope in Rome.) At present, the Catholicos of All Armenians is his Holiness Karekin II (sometimes spelled as Garegin), who resides in the city of Echmiadzin, west of Yerevan.
www.armenianteens.com /armenian/armenian-church.php   (503 words)

 Catchcal.Com > Kaleidoscope > Calcutta > Places to Visit > Armenian Church
This is the northern entrance of the Church.
As per the contract, the East India Co. was supposed to construct a church in all corners of India where a minimum of 40 Armenians would inhabit.
It is said to have been built in the vacant land purchased in 1720 by an Armenian named Kenanentekh Phanoosh for building a cemetery for his community.
www.catchcal.com /kaleidoscope/places_to_visit/armenium_chruch.asp   (535 words)

 Saints Vartanantz Armenian Church
Ani had a population of approximately 100,000 people, and was known as the "city of 1001 churches." The spectacular ecclesiastical architecture and building innovation created there were marvels of the age.
Where once a thriving community adorned its surroundings with magnificent churches in praise of God, today it's buildings are left to weather and neglect and crumble daily.
The Church of the Holy Mother of God once supported a magnificent dome resting on huge pillars that stood next to the faithful.
www.stsvartanantz.com   (274 words)

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The official schism of the Armenian church in the VIth century did not prevent many bishops, along centuries, to remain in communion with the Universal Church.
Henceforth, since the XIth century, the Armenians united their efforts to those of the Crusaders for the re-conquest of the Holy places, and entered in relation with the church of Rome.
The Armenian Catholic Church is present in the religious, cultural, political and social Lebanese scene.
www.opuslibani.org.lb /church/armenian/ehistory.htm   (243 words)

 The Armenian Church of America
The influx of Armenian immigrants to the New World reached its peak in the aftermath of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, when large numbers of Armenian living in Turkey were systematically persecuted, deported and exterminated by the Ottoman regime.
The Armenian Church of America was officially established by Catholicos Mkrtich Krimian in 1898.
The church has two dioceses in the U.S. The Eastern Diocese, known officially as the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, has jurisdiction over all of the United States except California, Washington, Nevada, and Arizona.
www.armenianheritage.com /reusa.htm   (525 words)

Worship at the sepulchral church of the Virgin Mary in the Gethsemane Garden, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Church of the Nativity
To mark this turning point in the destiny of the church, the foundations of the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin were laid in 301-303 AD in the city of Vagharshabad.
The Armenian Church inspired the flourishing of a new Armenian culture.
www.armenian-patriarchate.org /y2k.html   (678 words)

 Armenian Catholic Church
Traces of the Armenian influence are seen in many Swedish literary works and research documents, especially in the Middle Ages.
Another Armenian, Abraham Constantin, who was educated in France, served in the Swedish diplomatic corps and at various times was posted in Spain, Holland and Germany.
The building still stands and architechts familiar with Armenian church structures are convinced that its interior style, especially its arches and altar-like section, is very close to that seen in Armenian churches worldwide.
www.armcatholicchurch.com   (605 words)

 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Armenian Church
The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Armenian Church
The Armenian Apostolic Church of America belongs to the family of Eastern Orthodox Churches referred to as non-Chalcedonian, because their predecessors historically rejected the decrees of the Council of Chalcedon (451).
The church is hierarchical in structure, whose head resides in Antelias, Lebanon (unlike other Armenians, whose head resides in Armenia).
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 Armenian Apostolic Church in Las Vegas
The church is on the right side next to the Summerlin park at 2004 Spring Gate Lane.
If you are new in Las Vegas, we would like to welcome you to the Armenian Church and the Armenian Community.
Church membership forms are available at the table in the church lobby when church services are held.
www.armenianchurchlasvegas.org   (322 words)

 The History of Armenians in Singapore and Malaysia
Recognised as George Coleman’s masterpiece and the finest landmark of early Singapore, St Gregory’s Church was gazetted as a national monument on 28 June 1973.
Inside the church, a picture of the Last Supper hung behind the altar upon which were placed thirteen lighted candles and the large embossed Bible.
Although this meant a noticeable shortening of the land in front of the church, the monetary compensation received was a welcome contribution to the Armenian Church Trust’s meticulous restoration of the church, parsonage and grounds.
www.amassia.com.au /church.htm   (717 words)

Catholicos Apraham Bedros I: Re-uniter of Armenians and Latins
Just as the Pope of Rome sits on the throne of St. Peter, the Armenian Catholicos, according to the expression of the ancient historian St. Movses Khorenats'i, "sits on the throne of Thaddeus." Thus he is "father and head" of the Armenian Church.
As head of Armenian Catholics the Catholicos Nerses-Bedros, like St. Thaddeus and St. Gregory the Illuminator, is in Communion with the Patriarch of the West, Benedict XVI, Pope of Rome and with all the
www.geocities.com /wmwolfe_48044/Armenian_Catholic.html   (428 words)

 Memorial at St. Sarkis Armenian Church in Damascus, Syria
Several sculptures are combined to form a monument in the corner of the church courtyard; attached to the wall.
Flat land; in the courtyard of St. Sarkis Armenian Church.
The monument was erected on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
www.armenian-genocide.org /Memorial.109/current_category.72/memorials_detail.html   (99 words)

 OCA - Q & A - Armenian Apostolic Church
The Armenian Church’s ties with the rest of Christianity were severed after its refusal to accept the Council of Chalcedon in AD 451, although contacts with Byzantium were not completely broken.
Today the Armenian Church is numbered among the "Oriental Orthodox" communities, which include the Coptic, Ethiopian, and Syrian Orthodox churches.
While in general principle it is agreed that the doctrine of Christ as confessed by the Oriental churches is indeed Orthodox, definitive steps to restore communion have yet to be undertaken.
www.oca.org /QA.asp?ID=186&SID=3   (195 words)

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