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Archive for April, 2015

Armenian Genocide Centenary commemorated in Bangkok

Armenian Genocide Centenary commemorated in Bangkok

Honoring 100 years with 100 candles and prayers, the Armenian community of Thailand marked the centenary of the Armenian Genocide with a Vigil and a “Renewal & Continuity” Portraits Exhibition at Christ Church Bangkok, in the Presence of Royal Thai government representatives, Ambassadors, Consuls, Honorary Consuls, foreign diplomatic corps Minister-Counsellors, guests, as well as Religious and Press leaders and representatives….

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Pope calls Armenian massacres ”first genocide of the 20th century”

Pope calls Armenian massacres ”first genocide of the 20th century”

The first Genocide of the twentieth century was perpetrated against Armenians, Pope Francis said during a Mass in the Armenian Catholic rite in St. Peter’s Basilica to mark 100 years since the Armenian Genocide. The pontiff pointed at three greatest tragedies of the past century, and the first was genocide perpetrated against Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians in the Ottoman Empire….

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