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Armenian Martyrs' Monument Opening Speech by Fr. Vazken - In His Shoes
Armenian Martyrs’ Monument – Unveiling – 1/13/15 By Fr. Vazken Movsesian Your Eminences, Reverend Clergy and Dear Sons and Daughters of the Armenian Nation, This evening we are gathered together to witness a change. With the unveiling and blessing of this monument, dedicated to the memory of the 1.5 Million Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide we stand in the presence of change. This began several years ago when we first started preparing for the 100th Anniversary commemoration of the Genocide. It was at that time that His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, our Diocesan Primate boldly proclaimed that “April 24 is no longer a day of mourning and sorrow. April 24thRead More