Related to E Orthodox Ch. in doctrine, liturgy, and ch. govt. Holding Monophysite views, it separated from the other E churches at Chalcedon 451. Turkish persecution 1894 brought many Armenians to Am., esp. New Eng., New York, and California Some joined Prot. denominations; the majority try to perpetuate native language, customs, and religious views and organized The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Ch. in Am. 1889. Armenian chs. in N. Am. include Armenian Apostolic Ch. of Am.; Diocese of the Armenian Ch. of Am. (including Diocese of California); Armenian Apostolic Ch. of Am., Diocese of Can.; Armenian Ev. Ch. in Can. See also Altar Bread; Armenia; Chalcedon, Council of; Florence, Council of, 3; Mechitar; Monophysite Controversy.
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