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Church Services during the forty days of Lent at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias

Armenian Church Fathers have described the Great Lent as the “Powerful Gate,” constructed through self-introspection and abstinence, in anticipation of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For the Fathers, the Great Lent is an invitation to engage in spiritual quest....

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia takes part in the Annual Meeting of the Council of Churches in the Gulf (CCG)

16-18 January 2017, the annual meeting of the Council of Churches in the Gulf Countries, comprising the Anglican, Evangelical and Orthodox Churches, which are officially recognized by the Gulf countries, was held in Abu Dhabi. The Very Rev Mesrob Sarkissian, Pontifical...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia participates in the Executive Committee Meeting of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)

16-17 January 2017. The new Executive Committee of the MECC, elected during the 11th General Assembly in 2016, met for the first time at the Evangelical Church in Lebanon. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of Tehran, and Dr Jean Salmanian represented the...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia takes part in the meeting of the Pro Oriente Foundation in Vienna

The on-going Dialogue meeting between the Roman Catholic Pro Oriente Foundation and the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches was held from 28 November to 1 December 2016 in Vienna. The primary goal of the Foundation is to improve relations between the Roman...

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The Representative of His Holiness Aram I Meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus

  Upon the recommendation of His Holiness Aram I, during the recent Consultative meeting of the World Council of Churches(WCC), Archbishop Nareg Alemezian met with Archbishop Chrysostomos II, the Archbishop of Cyprus.   After transmitting the brotherly...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia participates in the Orthodox Consultative Meeting organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Cyprus

6-13 October 2016, Archbihsop Nareg Alemezian attended the meeting of the Department of Faith and Order of the WCC, on behalf of the Catholicosate of Cilicia. He was joined by 30 other clergy and lay theologians representing the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox families...

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