The armenian catholic church was entirely suppressed under communism, and it was only with the independence of armenia in 1991 that communities of armenian catholics began to resurface on july 13, 1991, the holy see established an ordinariat for armenian catholics in eastern europe based in gyumri, armenia. Sacred heart armenian catholic church can be found at long hill rd 155 the following is offered: religious organizations the entry is present with us since sep 9, 2010 and was last updated on nov 14, 2013. The armenian church also is one of the churches (together with the orthodox church, the roman catholic church, the copts, ethiopians and syrians) which cooperates in the use and administration of the church of the holy sepulchre (jerusalem. Christian church of the middle east, with armenian membersthere are about 1 million members of the church in lebanon, syria, israel, palestine, turkey, iraq, kuwait, with an additional 500,000 living in western countries like the usa. Armenian apostolic church, independent oriental orthodox christian church and the national church of armenia according to tradition, armenia was evangelized by the apostles bartholomew and thaddeus armenia became the first country to adopt christianity about 300 ce, when st gregory the illuminator converted the arsacid king tiridates iii.
In the 18th century, a group of hungarian protestants decided to become catholic but chose to enter the byzantine catholic church instead of the latin church while greek had been the liturgical language, in 1900 pope leo xiii approved the use of hungarian. The church came into being in 1740, when the armenian bishop of aleppo, abraham artzivian, already a catholic, was elected patriarch of sis (now kozan, turkey), in cilicia in 1911 the armenian catholic church was divided into 19 dioceses but, during the persecution of the armenians in turkey (1915-18), several dioceses were abolished, and the faithful left for other countries. The armenian apostolic church is the national church of the people of armenia, and 925% of the country's people are affiliated with this church the etchmiadzin cathedral in vagharshapat is the armenian apostolic church's mother church and a unesco world heritage site the constitution of armenia. The armenian catholic church is an eastern catholic church sui juris within the catholic churchits headquarters are in bzoummar, lebanonthe union was established in the council of florence, in 1439.
Historically centered in lebanon and syria, the maronite church was formed by syriac christians who developed their own hierarchy and traditions from the mid-fourth century onwards. Armenian church eastern-rite sui juris catholic church tradition: armenian rite type: patriarchal canonical territory: armenia, nagorno-karabakh population: 566,000 official language: armenian. The armenian catholic church traces its origins to the apostles thaddeus and bartholomew shortly after the council of chalcedon in 451 ad, the armenians rejected the council's decisions and became the armenian apostolic (orthodox) church. The armenian catholic church (كنيسة الأرمن الكاثوليك) is located on the northern side of farhat square (ساحة فرحات) in the historic jdeideh (جديدة) neighborhood of aleppo (حلب) construction of the church began in 1823 and was completed by 1832.
Believers of the armenian catholic church, one of the eastern catholic churches, are dispersed throughout the world their most numerous, and at the same time probably least known, group lives in armenia and georgia, especially in the provinces of shirak and lori (armenia) and samtskhe-javakheti (georgia. Armenian catholic church subscribe to our newsletter please leave this field empty email armenian catholic church | հայ կաթողիկէ եկեղեցի. The ukrainian catholic church entered into communion with rome in 1596, and is the largest of 24 eastern catholic churches, including armenian, melkite, romanian and chaldean catholics they are all in communion with the pope, and accept his authority. The maronite catholic church is the largest of the eastern catholic churches in the middle east at around 17 million members it has a strong presence in lebanon, with smaller communities in syria, jordan, cyprus, and the holy land. The armenian catholic church (armenian: հայ կաթողիկէ եկեղեցի hay kat'oġikē ekeġec'i) is an eastern catholic church sui juris in full union with the roman catholic church it is in full communion with and accepts the authority of the pope in rome as regulated by eastern canon law.
The catholic church is a communion (a federation, of sorts) of 24 autonomous self-governing churches each catholic church has its own distinctive way of worship and its special spirituality. Nicholas is 20-something cradle catholic who wears many hats, (husband, father, tradesman, religious education catechist, liberal arts college graduate, et al) and hopes to give a unique perspective on life in the church as a millennial. The armenian catholic church is an eastern catholic church sui juris within the catholic churchits headquarters are in bzoummar, lebanon the union was established in the council of florence, in 1439.
The term eastern rites may refer to the liturgical rites used by many ancient christian churches of eastern europe, the middle east, and india that, while being part of the catholic church, are distinct from the latin rite or western church. The leader of worldwide armenian catholics, catholicos nerses bedros xix passed away thursday from a heart attack in lebanon, reported the administration of the glendale-based st gregory the. Church_of_the_holy_cross,_aleppo_(3)jpg (604 × 453 pixels, file size: 64 kb, mime type: image/jpeg) this is a file from the wikimedia commons information from its description page there is shown below. Holy saviour's church (armenian: սուրբ ամենափրկիչ եկեղեցի), is a 19th-century church in gyumri, armeniait occupies the southern side of the vartanants square at the centre of gyumri.
The armenian catholic church is a welcoming missionary catholic community, nurturing its people in faith and service (spiritual and social), support the continued use of the armenian liturgy, language and cultural integration and seeking to reflect and share the compassion of jesus christ with our community and beyond. The cathedral of st elias and st gregory the illuminator is a cathedral of the armenian catholic church in debbas square in downtown beirut, lebanon construction was funded in 1928 by pope pius xi the architecture of the cathedral reflects some changes from traditional armenian architecture. Our lady queen of martyrs armenian catholic church description armenag bedrossian invites you to celebrate mass with us at our lady queen of martyrs armenian catholic church.