Monthly Archives:March 2020

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I APPOINTS BISHOP SHAHE PANOSSIAN AS PONTIFICL VICAR OF THE ARMENIAN PRELACY OF LEBANON

On 12 March 2020 This is to inform our Church community, especially the Lebanese Armenians, that His Holiness Aram I has appointed Bishop Shahe Panossian as Pontifical Vicar of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon, while entrusting Archbishop Nareg Alemezian with another mission.…

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THE KHATCHIG BABIKIAN FUND’S ANNUAL INTERSCHOOL COMPETITION CONTINUES WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM

On 09 March 2020 On Saturday evening, February 22nd, 2020, the Khatchig Babikian Fund’s Interschool Competition commenced in the hall of the Yeghishe Manoukian College, under the auspices of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.   The director of the Competition Varoujan Tenbelian offered…

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A DELEGATION FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TEKEYAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION VISITED HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 05 March 2020 Zartonk – On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, a delegation from the Board of Trustees of the Tekeyan Cultural Association, headed by Hagop Kasardjian and consisted of Ani Latchinian-Magarian, Dr. Hovig Vartanian and Dr. Antranig Dakessian, visited His Holiness…

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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENED IN ANTELIAS

On 04 March 2020 On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, the Religious Council of the National General Assembly held its meeting, presided over by His Holiness Aram I. In attendance were the co-chairs of the council: Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan and Archbishop Nareg Alemezian,…

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REPORT OF THE CONSULTATION - “TOWARDS A MORE RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE ECUMENICAL VISION”

On 04 March 2020 REPORT OF THE CONSULTATION   This report is the product of a meeting of thirty veteran ecumenists, church leaders who have had long and deep commitment to the ecumenical cause, hosted in Antelias, Lebanon from January 31-February 2,…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On 03 March 2020 On March 3rd, 2020, the Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atapekyan visited His Holiness Aram I, and they discussed issues related to Armenia-Diaspora cooperation.  

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THE COORDINATING COUNCIL OF THE PAN-ARMENIAN CONFERENCE ON MEDIA AND PRESS CONCLUDES ITS SESSIONS IN ANTELIAS

On 03 March 2020 Between February 29th and March 1st, 2020, the Coordinating Council of the Pan-Armenian Conference on Media and Press convened in Antelias to clarify the general direction of forthcoming projects, which include organizing conventions, conferences and workshops, at both…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ROUPEN VARTANIAN

On 02 March 2020 On Sunday, March 2nd, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received entrepreneur and philanthropist Roupen Vartanian, who is one of the founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.   Vartanian was in Lebanon from Moscow for a one-day visit, and…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE COORDINATING COUNCIL OF THE PAN-ARMENIAN CONFERENCE ON MEDIA AND PRESS

On 01 March 2020 On Sunday, March 1st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received the Coordinating Council of the Pan-Armenian Forum of Journalists composed of Satig Seiranian (Chairperson of Union of Journalists in Armenia, and Editor-in-Chief of 168 Jam), Dikaran Harutyunian (…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES THE NEWLY-ELECTED ARMENIAN DEPUTIES IN THE IRANIAN PARLIAMENT

On 25 February 2020 On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I extended a letter to Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian and the newly-elected Armenian deputies in the Iranian parliament: Ara Shahverdian (Tehran and Northern Iran), and Robert Peklarian (Isfahan and Southern Iran)…

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THE ZVARTNOTS CENTER COMMITTEE VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 24 February 2020 On Monday evening, February 24th, His Holiness Aram I received the committee of the Zvartnots Center for Special Education and Rehabilitation.   Based in Bourdj Hammoud, the center caters for students with special needs lead by specialists and…

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES THE SUNDAY SCHOOL STUDENTS ON THE OCCASION OF POUN PAREGENTAN

On 23 February 2020 On Sunday morning, February 23rd, 2020, following the Divine Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I received the Sunday School students on the occasion of Poun Paregentan (the Eve of the Great Lent).   Gathered in the Main Hall of…

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