Tag: Genocide

Persecuting Armenians in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh)
Religion and Conflict

Persecuting Armenians in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh)

As I pen down these words in my office at the Armenian Theological Seminary of the Holy See of Cilicia, it’s heartrending to acknowledge that over 120,000 Armenian individuals, including children in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) within the South Caucasus, are facing the dire fate of starvation. Unlike many other instances of famine, this crisis has been…

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Western Intervention and Mideast Christians
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Western Intervention and Mideast Christians Lessons from the Nineteenth Century

ελληνικά  |  ру́сский  |  српски This post is a shortened version of an earlier article by the author, “The Price of the Ottoman Failure,” Oasis, Vol. 7, No. 14, December 2011, at 55. The history of Christian persecution in the Middle East – which, sadly, is quite long, though not unmitigated – should inform the strategies we use…

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The Promise Behind “The Promise”
Church History, Culture and Arts

The Promise Behind “The Promise”

In 2015 the victims of the Armenian Genocide—long referred to as martyrs—were formally acknowledged as Christian saints, as the world marked the passage of a century since their suffering. Authorities of the Armenian Church proceeded with the canonization ceremony despite some indeterminacy about the precise number of saints being identified, on the assumption that clarity…

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