Cardinal was interested in Pope Benedict XV letter urging to stop Armenian Genocide
YEREVAN, JUNE 12, ARMENPRESS. The letter of Pope Benedict XV to the Ottoman Empire Sultan Mehmed 5th stored in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, interested the Catholic priest who had arrived in Armenia to participate in the International Consultation "Crisis in Syria: Challenges for Faith Communities ". He carefully examined the letter and was sure that if properly submitted to the Holy See, it would be reviewed by the Vatican.
As reports “Armenpress”, the Museum guide, on June 12, introduced in detail to the clergymen - conference participants from different churches, the historical events of 1915 and the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians. The Catholic Church representative, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick was interested in the episode, when the letter written by Pope Benedict XV on September 10, 1915, addressed to the Ottoman Empire Sultan Mehmed 5th was presented.
- Armenia highlights efforts for making UN Genocide Convention universal
- Genocide as a crime has not disappeared from agenda of international discussions – Armenia’s
- Exhibition dedicated to memory of Armenian Genocide victims opened in Swedish Parliament
- Canadian Armenian Genocide survivor Sirvard Kurdian dies aged 106
- President Sarkissian donates rare Armenian Genocide photographs from personal collection to