Condemnation. part 1

What is condemnation, what is the borderline between the condemnable or non condemnable acts? Who are the judges? How is judgment expressed in individual and pubic life? What values do the relations between the judicial system and citizen rely on? The issues are discussed by the clergy, lawyers and public figures:
Rev. Fr. Ruben Zargaryan, Chaplain of RA Criminal-Execution Institutions, Fr. Zacheos Ohanian, a priest of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, Gevorg Danielyan, Doctor of Law, Professor, Ashot Bleyan, Headmaster of "Mkhitar Sebastatsi" EduComplex, Tatevik Khachatryan, Advisor to the Human Rights Defender

Ruben Altunyan

Ruben Altunyan, RA National Artist, reknown composer, tells about his compositions, musical adaptations, orchestras he conducted. During the program new and old works of the composer are played. Ruben Altunyan confesses that he manages to fulfill a lot due to his strict daily routine -- morning classes in Conservatory, at noon -- rehearsals with the orchestra, and the evening till late night are spent on creating.... Participant: Ruben Altunyan, RA National Artist, composer

Sargis Muradyan

The program is about the life and creative path of Sargis Muradyan, RA National Painter. The program also touches upon his public-political activity, his fight for independance. The participants are: Zara Muradyan, the daughter of the painter Anatoli Grigoryan, RA Honored Painter Zulum Grigoryan, RA National Painter

Unction of the Sick

Unction of the sick is a sacrament through which the priest helps the sick person get relieved from mental and physical maladies. In which cases should it take place, what is it aimed to, what is required for the ceremony? Topics are covered by Father Vardan Navasardyan.


Baptism: the rite

Baptism is one of the seven sacraments of the Armenian Church. Why does the Armenian Church encourage baptism of children? Why does the priest bestow a different name to the newly baptized? How shall the adults who want to get baptized be prepared for the Baptism? How should one treat his/her own self and life after the Baptism? Why is double Baptism unacceptable? Topics are covered by Father VardanNavasardyan.


Holy Communion is one of the sacraments of the Armenian Church. It is considered as the sacrament of salvation for the believer. What does it mean to commune with the Christ Risen, why is the fulfillment of that specific sacrament deemed as miraculous? Can thesacrament change one's life? How to get prepared for the Communion? Father VardanNavasardyan is explaining the realization of human to human and human to God relationships accomplished through the sacrament of Holy Communion.


Wedding (Holy Matrimony), Part 1

Nowadays, many people treat the sacrament of wedding as a simple tradition. While the sacrament of wedding is one of the holy sacraments of the Armenian Church. It is through this sacrament that the message of the Disciple is being set forth: what God has united let no man part. How should one treat the wedding, marriage and fidelity in family, what is the wedding procedure, what conditions are defined by the Armenian Church for the wedding?

These issues are covered by Father Vardan Navasardyan.


Penitence, part 2

There are two types of confession distinguished in the Armenian Church -- individual and collective. Every believer has the freedom to choose his/her priest to confess to. According to the canon of the Armenian Church, the priest who makes the secret communicated by the confessor public, shall be liable to a most strict punishment.
How does the confession and forgiveness of sins progress, why only the ordained priest has the right to bestow forgiveness of sins, can penitence contribute to the individual and public well-fare?
The meaning of confession is explained by Father VardanNavasardyan.


Anna Akhmatova

Life of Anna Akhmatova was full of the most critical events of the era and personal tragedies. Unsuccessful, failed marriages, hard maternal fate....
Nevertheless, in the last years of her life, the poetesse wrote: “I am happy to have lived in those years and seen events unmatched with any in the entire history.