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The Catholicosate of Cilicia Participates in the 7th Pan-Armenian Education Consultation in Yerevan

On 1 August 2016, the 7th Pan-Armenian Education consultation, organized by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Armenia, was held in Yerevan. The consultation assessed the quality of education in Armenia and the diaspora today and its response to...

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His Holiness Aram I Receives a Delegation Representing the Catholic Relief Services

21 July 2016. On Thursday morning, a high-level delegation representing the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) met with His Holiness Aram I at St Mary’s Monastery. After a presentation of the relief activities of CRS in the Middle East, the Catholicos thanked...

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The Ambassador of France Visits His Holiness Aram I

20 July 2016. On Wednesday morning, Catholicos Aram I received Emmanuel Bonne, the French Ambassador to Lebanon at his office at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya. Ambassador Bonne was accompanied by the embassy’s political officer. During the two-hour meeting they...

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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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