Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On Tuesday 24 September 2014, His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians and His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia inaugurated the Conference of Armenian Bishops in Holy Etchmadzin. The conference is being attended by 62 bishops and archbishops. The President of Armenia, Serge Sarkissian, attended the opening and welcomed the participants. The meeting began with the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer and special prayers for the deceased archbishops Shahan Sevadjian and Ardavazt Terterian.
Deliberations began with the messages of Catholicos Karekin II, Catholicos Aram I, and the Patriarchal Vicar, Archbishop Aram Atechian of Constantinople.