VATICAN OPENS ARCHIVES, WHERE THERE ARE MATERIALS TESTIFYING TO THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

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13:44 . 01/03

Vatican starts opening Secret Archives which are 400 years old,
starting from 1621. The oldest document is dated to the 8th century.

According to the information published, in the Secret Vatican Archives
there are also documents that testify to the genocide by the Ottoman
Empire against the Armenians.

The exhibition at the Capitoline Museum will be open till September,
2012.

Earlier, prefect of the Secret Archives, Monsignor Sergio Pagano had
stated that the documents about Armenians will be published. According
to him, they describe in detail the "procedures of torture that the
Turks used towards the Armenians".

The Turkish press has started to cover widely this initiative
of Vatican, specially the issue of the existence of documents on
massacres of Armenians.