Monthly Archives:June 2020

MR. AND MRS. ALECCO AND ANNIE BEZIKIAN MAKE A DONATION IN SUPPORT OF ARMENIAN FAMILIES IN NEED

On 24 June 2020 On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election and enthronement of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Mr. and Mrs. Alecco and Ani Bezikian, in consultation with His Holiness have decided to make a donation of one…

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THE CILICIA MUSEUM OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IS IN THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPMENT

On 17 June 2020 As announced earlier, since its foundation 25 years ago, the Cilicia Museum of the Catholicosate of Cilicia underwent a complete renovation and reorganization, under the initiation of His Holiness Aram I and sponsored by Mrs. Garo and Sossé…

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"AGAINST JEHOVA'S WITNESSES"

On 17 June 2020 It is with a great pleasure that we announce the release of Archbishop Zareh Aznavourian's work “Against Jehovah's Witnesses" (in Armenian), published by the Armenian Church Christian Education Department, and with the generous sponsorship of the Armenian Prelacy…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF ARMENIA IN LEBANON

On 14 June 2020 The Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon Vahagn Atebekian visited His Holiness Aram I at St. Mary’s Monastery, in Bikfaya, and discussed matters pertaining to Armenia-Diaspora relations.   His Holiness also received a phone call from Zareh Sinanyan, the…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA MARKS THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

On 05 June 2020 The Armenian Theological Seminary was founded in 1930, and during its 90 years of service, the Seminary, although in the Armenian Diaspora, has kept its Armenian religious, spiritual and cultural identity alive and well or the benefit of…

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U.S.A. AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON DOROTHY SHEA MET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 04 June 2020 On Thursday, June 4th, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and U.S.A Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea at the headquarters of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias. The discussion covered issues related to the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF STATING SAFE DURING THE PANDEMIC AT THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL MEETING IN ANTELIAS

On 02 June 2020 On Monday morning, June 1st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Religious Council of the National General Assembly. During the meeting, issues pertaining to the Armenian Church in general and the Holy See of Cilicia in…

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A PHONE CONVERSATION IS HELD BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND PM OF ARMENIA MR. PASHINYAN

On 01 June 2020 On Monday, June 1st, 2020, a phone conversation was held between His Holiness Aram I and the PM of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. The Catholicos wished Pashinyan and his family a speedy recovery and inquired about the situation in…

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CELEBRATING THE NAME DAY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 28 May 2020 The first Independence of the republic of Armenia, celebrated on May 28th, is simultaneously the name day of His Holiness Aram I, who was ordained on the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia and named after the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES MUSLIM COMMUNITIES ON THE FEAST OF EID AL-FITR

On 27 May 2020 On the occasion of the feast of Eid Al-Fitr, a major Muslim celebration, His Holiness Aram I warmly congratulates Muslim communities in Lebanon, in the Middle East, and in different parts of the world. Since the 7th century,…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HOLDS A PHONE CONVERSATION WITH THE FORMER AND THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENTS OF ARTSAKH

On 21 May 2020 On Thursday, May 21st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with Bako Sahakyan, former President of the Republic of Artsakh, and Arayik Harutyunyan, the newly-elected President.   Mr. Sahakyan and His Holiness reflected upon their…

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"THE ARMENIAN CHURCH" IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ARABIC

On 19 May 2020 The Arabic translation of “The Armenian Church,” a book written by His Holiness Aram I with a brief but complete account of the history, theology, rites and rituals of the Armenian Church, is now available in the Arabic…

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