During his historic visit to the first Christian country, Armenia, from June 24-26, His Holiness Pope Francis met with many religious, political and public figures. On June 25, he visited Tzidzernagaberd, the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex and Museum, reminding the world once again that the Armenian Genocide should never be forgotten or repeated. In the Memorial’s Guest Book he wrote:  “Here I pray with sorrow in my heart, so that a tragedy… Read More

Over the course of this historic Papal visit, June 24-26, Pope Francis will visit with numerous religious, governmental and civic figures in addition to addressing the public at various services.  The Armenian Missionary Association of America is thankful to Catholicos Karekin II for welcoming and including Armenian Evangelical leadership to participate in reception ceremonies.  Armenian Evangelicals were represented by Rev. Harout Selimian, President, Armenian Protestant Community in Syria. In advance of his… Read More

During his recent visit to Istanbul Turkey in early June, Zaven Khanjian, AMAA Executive Director/CEO met with The Camp ARMEN Reconstruction Committee, visited the Hrant Dink Foundation, the offices of Nor Zartonk as well as the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul. Agos Newspaper of Istanbul, founded by the late Hrant Dink, interviewed Mr. Khanjian  who reflected upon the mission of the AMAA and its support for the reconstruction of Camp ARMEN. Interview in… Read More

The Pastors of the Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in Eurasia (Moscow & Sochi in Russia, Akhalkalak, Akhaltzke, Goumbourdou and Tbilisi in Georgia) held a five day long retreat-conference from June 13-17 in the city of Sochi of the Krasnodar region of Russia, under the leadership of Rev. Dr. René Leonian, President of UAECE. Հայ Ավետարանական Եկեղեցիների Եվրասիական միություն Հունիսի 13-ից 17-ը ՌԴ Կրասնոդարի երկրամասի Սոչի քաղաքում տեղի ունեցավ Եվրասիական միության… Read More

Elementary School Graduation Ceremony and Year End Program at Avedisian School The Graduation Ceremony of the Elementary Section (4th graders) of Khoren and Shooshanig Avedisian School was held on Thursday, June 16. The Elementary students transformed to golden winged bees, delicate flowers, precursor birds and shining stars presented a beautiful program of songs and recitations. They expressed their gratitude to their teachers, who taught them to love and appreciate books and the… Read More

Members of the Haigazian University Board of Trustees coming from the United States and joining their Lebanese counterparts, successfully concluded their two-day annual meetings in Beirut, which took place on May 27 and 28, 2016. In parallel, a fellowship dinner brought together the Haigazian University family and its friends at the recently renovated Hotel Le Bristol in Hamra, Beirut.  Among the attendees, also were present, Ambassadors of the USA, Richard Jones, and… Read More

On June 2, RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan received the delegation of the Armenian Missionary Association of America, which was composed of Executive Director Zaven Khanjian, Armenia’s representative Harutyun Nersisyan and Head of the Department of Media and Publications Andranik Mardoyan. Minister Hranush Hakobyan greeted the guests, appreciated the pro-Armenian activities of the Armenian Missionary Association and mentioned the appreciable activities that have been carried out over the past few years…. Read More