14 April 2012 0 Comments

The Armenian Genocide: Philadelphia Walk April 28th

Philadelphia Armenian Genocide Walk April 28th

Muslim Turks with assistance of Muslim Kurds murdered about 1.5 million innocent Armenian Christians from approximately 1915 to 1918.

The Armenian Genocide is an historical fact and a moral imperative.

There are three Armenian Churches in Wynnewood and Radnor.

St. Sahag and St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church 630 Clothier Rd Wynnewood, Pa

Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception 440 Upper Gulph Rd Radnor, PA 19087

St. Marks Armenian Roman Catholic Church 400 Haverford Rd Wynnewood, PA 19096

112th CONGRESS 2d Session S. RES. 399 Calling upon the President to ensure that the foreign policy of the United States reflects appropriate understanding and sensitivity concerning issues related to human rights, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and genocide documented in the United States record relating to the Armenian Genocide, and for other purposes.

112th CONGRESS 2d Session S. RES. 392

Urging the Republic of Turkey to safeguard its Christian heritage and to return confiscated church properties.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 8, 2012 Mr. BROWN of Massachusetts (for himself, Mrs. FEINSTEIN, and Mr. KIRK) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

RESOLUTION Urging the Republic of Turkey to safeguard its Christian heritage and to return confiscated church properties. Resolved, That it is the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of State, in all official contacts with officials and representatives of the Government of Turkey, should emphasize that the Government of Turkey should–

(1) end all forms of religious discrimination;

(2) allow the rightful church and lay owners of Christian church properties, without hindrance or restriction, to organize and administer prayer services, religious education, clerical training, appointments, and succession, religious community gatherings, social services, including ministry to the needs of the poor and infirm, and other religious activities;

(3) return to their rightful owners all Christian churches and other places of worship, monasteries, schools, hospitals, monuments, relics, holy sites, and other religious properties, including movable properties, such as artwork, manuscripts, vestments, vessels, and other artifacts;

and (4) allow the rightful Christian church and lay owners of Christian church properties, without hindrance or restriction, to preserve, reconstruct, and repair, as they see fit, all Christian churches and other places of worship, monasteries, schools, hospitals, monuments, relics, holy sites, and other religious properties within Turkey.

 

Menendez, Kirk Introduce Senate Armenian Genocide Resolution Posted by Weekly Staff on March 20, 2012

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