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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES IN ANTELIAS

18 October 2018

Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, the Religious Council of the National General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia convened in Antelias, on October 18th, 2018.

 

During the meeting, the following topics were discussed: Christian education, youth involvement in church life, ecumenical and interfaith relations, Armenian Theological Seminary, information and communication relations, religious and educational publications, Hask periodical, socioethical issues, Pontifical and prayers for the republic ceremonies, social services, Armenian Genocide Orphans’ “Aram Bezikian” and Cilicia Museums, 50th anniversary of His Holiness’ priesthood ordination, questions and suggestions from Prelacies, for which appropriate decisions were adopted.

 

His Holiness Aram I commended the efforts of the Religious council in thee above mentioned fields and stressed the importance of renewal of our spiritual lives through revitalization of religious and moral values.  He underlined the vital importance of church-people bond and stated that the Armenian Church is people oriented mission and service.