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Armenian Genocide

The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. sponsored an ecumenical worship service on May 7 titled “The Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide: A Prayer for Justice and Peace.” During a horrific period beginning in 1915 and continuing until 1923, more than 1.5 million […] Read More

The U.S. State Department press corps inquired consistently last week about the Obama administration’s position regarding the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million Armenians, while the White House press corps offered minimal inquiries on the topic. The Armenian question was notably absent from the White House briefing on Thursday, and only one question was asked at […] Read More

The Ottoman Empire targeted the Armenian people for extermination in 1915, killing up to 1.5 million of the largely Christian population. As the world marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the genocide on April 24, President Barack Obama is expected to deliberately avoid using the word “genocide.” The historical fact of the Armenian […] Read More