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Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« on: October 12, 2012, 09:21:55 AM »
http://www.armenianchurch.org/index.jsp?sid=3&nid=2238&y=2012&m=9&d=12

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On October 12, 2012 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, was informed by His Eminence Archbishop Nourhan Manougian; Vicar General of the Patriarchate in Jerusalem, that His Beatitude Patriarch Archbishop Torkom Manoogian of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, entered his eternal rest in Jerusalem at the age of 93 years old after long years of illness.

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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2012, 09:23:43 AM »
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2012, 09:27:35 AM »
Memory Eternal! 93 is an impressive age.
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2012, 09:36:03 AM »
Memory Eternal!
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2012, 03:57:04 PM »
Remembering Archbishop Torkom Manoogian.

Archbishop Torkom Manoogian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and the former Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, entered eternal rest on October 12, 2012. He was 93.

http://youtu.be/tdZrsmOMii8
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2012, 04:00:35 PM »
Memory eternal !

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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2012, 04:19:29 PM »
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2012, 05:09:07 PM »
Memory eternal.

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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2012, 05:47:13 PM »
Memory eternal.  :'( :angel:
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2012, 02:34:10 AM »
This has another short biography of His Beatitude:

http://www.armenianchurch-ed.net/news-and-media/news/in-memoriam-archbishop-torkom-manoogian-1919-2012/

Blessed be the memory of the righteous.

He will be missed.
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2012, 09:48:35 AM »
Three Orthodox Patriarchs in one year!

Lord have mercy! :'(
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2012, 02:53:39 PM »
May the Lord grant eternal rest to the Soul of His faithful Servant, in His Peace among the Communion of the Saints, who reposed in the Orthodox Faith! Memory Eternal!
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2012, 08:39:11 PM »
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2012, 01:21:07 PM »
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2012, 03:16:02 PM »
Archbishop Rowan Williams has sent the following message to the Armenian Orthodox Community in Jerusalem.

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His Beatitude the late Patriarch Torkom Manougian was an exceptional figure both in the Armenian Church and in the wider Christian world, within and beyond the Holy Land.

An intellectual, scholar, musician and poet, he was also a skilled statesman who represented all the most impressive aspects of the Armenian character and the Armenian tradition. He was hospitable and understanding to all, a careful and skilful analyst of the demanding situation in the Middle East, a thoughtful and eirenic presence in discussion and debate, and in and through all this, a faithful, loved and revered pastor to his flock. He played a key role in many aspects of the life of the Armenian diaspora, but will be remembered most vividly by countless pilgrims to Jerusalem for his warm welcome and wise counsel during his long years as Patriarch of this ancient see. He will be deeply missed by Christians of all traditions and by many others too.
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Re: Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem passed away
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2012, 02:19:07 PM »
Althought the article is in Arabic, there are a number of pictures.

Farewell to the Armenian Patriarch
http://www.wataninet.com/watani_Article_Details.aspx?A=32617
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