Tag: Surp Giragos

‘Last Armenians’ of Diyarbakır tie the knot after 60 years of waiting

OCP- April 29, 2014

D İYARBAKIR - 29/4/14 Diyarbakır’s recently restored Surp Giragos Armenian Church has been the witness of a very special wedding, the “yes, I do” of ... Read More

Diyarbakır church to display Armenian legacy

OCP- September 14, 2013

DİYARBAKIR - Anadolu Agency – September 2013 One of Diyarbakır’s most famous churches, the Armenian church of Surp Giragos, is set to become a city ... Read More

Turkey’s Kurds Seek Forgiveness

OCP- September 4, 2013

Orobik Eminian, 98, who was the only member of her family to escape the World War I killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks, joins others ... Read More

Seventeen properties returned to Armenian foundation in Diyarbakır

OCP- July 23, 2013

23/7/13 During a restoration project for the historic Surp Giragos Armenian Church in 2009, the Diyarbakır Surp Giragos Armenian Church Foundation discovered a document listing ... Read More

New bell to be installed in St. Giragos Armenian Church of Diyarbakir

OCP- October 20, 2012

19/10/2012 A century after its establishment, the historical Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakir reopened for worship last year. Now, the church is set to ... Read More

Bell-tower of Armenian church in Turkey back after 97 years

OCP- August 27, 2012

27/8/2012 PanARMENIAN.Net - The bell-tower of Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır, Turkey, is set to return to use after a 97-year interval, with a ... Read More

Bells at Diyarbakır Armenian church to toll after 97 years

OCP- August 24, 2012

DIYARBAKIR - DHA 24/8/2012 The bell-tower of Diyarbakır’s Surp Giragos Church Armenian Church, a very important church for the Armenian community in the Middle East, ... Read More

Bedrosyan: A Series of Firsts in Armenian-Turkish Relations

OCP- November 7, 2011

By: Raffi Bedrosyan 7/11/2011 During the third week of October several firsts were accomplished in Turkey, with respect to the future of Turkish-Armenian relations, the ... Read More

Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır prepares for Liturgy

OCP- October 13, 2011

YONCA POYRAZ DOĞAN, İSTANBUL 12/10/2011 Once one of the largest churches in the Middle East, Surp Giragos Church in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır will ... Read More

Evolving Armenian Realities and the Surp Giragos Dikranagerd Church

OCP- July 3, 2011

By: Raffi Bedrosyan 1/7/2011 I would like to share my thoughts about Armenian realities—evolving ones, forgotten ones, and new ones. Until 20 years ago, the ... Read More

Church in Turkey’s Southeast preparing for Religious Ceremony

OCP- February 11, 2011

8/2/2011 VERCİHAN ZİFLİOĞLU ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News After the church on Akdamar Island in Van, the Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır is now ... Read More