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The Inter-Diocesan Youth Conference Begins in Antelias

14 July 2016. On Thursday, the two-day Inter-Diocesan Youth Conference, organized jointly by the Youth and Audiovisual Departments of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, began at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya. His Holiness Aram I welcomed the participants and said that...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the authors and producers of the documentary film, “Map of Salvation”

14 July Antelias. His Holiness Aram I received the Finnish historian Svante Lundgren and the film producer Manvel Saribekian, two key persons involved in the making of the documentary film on the Armenian Genocide, at his office in St Mary’s Monastery. Mr Saribekian...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia Invited as Observer to the Orthodox Council Held in Crete

The historic Council of Orthodox Bishops, presided by the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, was held 19-26 June 2016 at the Orthodox Academy in Crete. Since 787 AD, this was the first Council of Orthodox Bishops and the Oriental Orthodox Churches were invited as...

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Representatives of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Participate in the Executive and Central Committee (CC) Meetings of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

The Executive and Central Committees of the WCC met from 21-28 June 2016 in Trondheim (Norway), focusing their discussions on the WCC's current theme of a “pilgrimage of justice and peace.” The Very Reverend Housig Mardirossian, Ecumenical Officer, and Ms Teny...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia Takes Part in a Conference on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation Movement

 24 June 2016. On Friday, the Near East School of Theology in Beirut held a conference on the theme of “The Influence of Protestantism on Eastern Churches.” The participation included Lebanese and German theologians, historians, and representatives of the...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia at the Annual Meeting the Board of Trustees of the All-Armenian Fund

The Annual meeting of the Board of Trustees of the All-Armenian Fund was held on 27 May 2016, in Yerevan. Presidents Serge Sarkssian of Armenia and Pago Sahakian of Karabagh presided over the meeting. The two Catholicoi, who are also members of the presidium, sent...

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