Religious Leaders Celebrate Anniversary of Armenian Orthodox Church in D.C.

May 31, 2001

Source: The Baltimore Sun

On May 31, 2001, The Baltimore Sun reported that "the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church that suffered under 70 years of Communist rule is celebrating the [1700th] anniversary of its homeland's conversion to Christianity...In an ecumenical ceremony yesterday rich in pomp at the Roman Catholic Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception [in Washington, D.C.], national religious leaders prayed in thanksgiving for the survival of the church and for the road that lies ahead."