Armenian genocide Archives - Crux



  • Turkey: Pope’s genocide remarks won’t help peace efforts

    Turkey: Pope’s genocide remarks won’t help peace efforts

    • Jun 27, 2016

    An official of the Turkish foreign ministry said Monday that Pope Francis’s reference to slaughters of Armenians under the Ottoman Turks in 1915 as a “genocide” will not help efforts to establish peace and stability in the region, after the pontiff defended his word choice in a news conference on Sunday.

  • Armenians say ‘whole population’ set to welcome Pope Francis

    Armenians say ‘whole population’ set to welcome Pope Francis

    • Jun 23, 2016

    Armenians say Pope Francis will be widely welcomed during his June 24- 26 visit not only because he’s recognized the genocide, but also for his moral stance on pressing world issues and for his decision to elevate St. Gregory of Narek, a 10th-century Armenian monk, to the rank of Doctor of the Church.

  • Pope Francis has a chance to spend political capital with Islam

    Pope Francis has a chance to spend political capital with Islam

    • May 23, 2016

    Ending a five-year freeze in relations, Pope Francis is set to meet the Grand Imam of the al-Azhar Mosque, Ahmed el-Tayeb, in the Vatican on Monday. The al-Azhar mosque and university complex in Cairo, Egypt, is widely considered the most prestigious institution in the Sunni Muslim world. Just to put