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News Armenia » Religion: Armenia one of world’s most ancient countries: Culture Trip

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Yerevan, now the capital of Armenia, was founded as far back as 782 BCE. The Armenians were also the first state to officially accept Christianity as a state religion in 301 CE.” “Besides the diaspora, another unfortunate similarity that the Armenians ...

News Armenia » Religion: Still Hidden Armenians

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Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

... someone chooses to return to his/her roots after discovering Armenian origins, no one, no cleric, no government official has the right to prevent that. Whether someone adopts a new religion or not, is a choice that comes later. There are many ...

News Armenia » Religion: Street Renaming To Honor Armenians In Bayside

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Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

namely its famous annual Oceania Street Armenian Festival. Board President Christine Haider said the church has always had a reputation for being welcoming to all members of the community, no matter their religion. She recalls being able to put her son in ...

News Armenia » Religion: Armenian Genocide

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Publication date: Sunday 01 March 2015

For some of that time, the kingdom of Armenia was an independent entity–at the beginning of the 4th century AD, for instance, it became the first nation in the world to make Christianity its official religion–but for the most part, control of the ...

News Armenia » Religion: Armenia recognizes massacres of Yazidis in Iraq as genocide

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Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

... are about 35,000 Yazidis in Armenia. As monotheists, the Yazidis have a religion called Yazidism based on Zoroastrianism with elements of Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Enditem Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.

News Armenia » Religion: Restoring Persecuted Middle East Christians' Faith in America

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Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Christians, members of the largest religion in the world, have become the most persecuted ... Syriac Orthodox, Assyrian, Armenian and Protestant Christians, as well as smaller Yazidi and Sabean Mandaean communities." Obama warned: "These communities ...

News Armenia » Religion: 'Syrian refugees improve Armenia's social fabric'

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Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Their integration was relatively easy as the new arrivals had the same ethnicity, religion and language [with different dialect]. "Initially they're taken a little bit like foreigners ... Armenia is mono-ethnic, so people here don't know how to deal with ...

News Armenia » Religion: We’re trying to build democracy in Syria. So why is Turkey attacking us?

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

My duties evolved to include supervising the work of 15 governmental departments that provide security and services to people regardless of their ethnicity, religion or politics ... population includes Kurds, Arabs, Armenians, Yazidis and Alawites.

News Armenia » Religion: Religion Journal; For Armenian Church, A Milestone Midnight

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Publication date: Friday 29 December 2000

When the clock strikes midnight tomorrow, Dec. 31, the current millennium will finally come to a close and a new one begin -- an event widely celebrated a year early, when people around the world welcomed in 2000. But the arrival of Jan. 1 will also have a ...

News Armenia » Religion: Armenians celebrate Christmas with religious rituals, gourmet food

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Publication date: Sunday 07 January 2018

Armenians take a lot of pride in being the first nation to have adopted Christianity as their state religion in 301 AD. In 2001, Armenia celebrated the 1700th anniversary marking the adoption of Christianity as state religion. Most popular dishes on a ...