Day archives: October 16th, 2021

Iran, Stamp dedicated to the Monastery of St. Thaddeus

Iran, Stamp dedicated to the Monastery of St. Thaddeus

TEHRAN –In conjunction with the opening of a joint exhibition of selected Iranian and Armenian stamps organized by the Artak Manukian Museum and the Iranian National Postal Service’s Public Relations office, the First Day ceremonies of a stamp dedicated to the Monastery of St. Thaddeus was held earlier this year. Present at the event were …

Saint Gregory the Illuminator – World History

Saint Gregory the Illuminator - World History

Saint Gregory the Illuminator or Enlightener (previously known as Grigor Lusavorich, c. 239 – c. 330 CE) was the first bishop of the Armenian church, and he is widely credited with converting king Tiridates the Great to Christianity, formally establishing the Armenian Church, and spreading that religion throughout his country. Saint Gregory is the patron saint of Armenia. Early Life …