Monthly Archives:October 2019

THE ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCH COUNCIL IN THE MIDDLE EAST MEETING IN ANTELIAS

On 15 October 2019 With the blessing and upon the invitation of His Holiness Aram I, on Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th October, 2019, the meeting of the Oriental Orthodox Church Council in the Middle East was held at the Catholicosate of…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE HUNGARIAN STATE SECRETARY FOR THE AID OF PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

On 14 October 2019 On Monday, October 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Tristan Azbej, State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christian, accompanied by Dr Geza Mihalyi, Ambassador of Hungary to Lebanon.   The purpose of the visit was to…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE HAMAZKAYIN CENTRAL

On 14 October 2019 On Friday, October 11th, 2019, the Hamazkayin Central visited His Holiness Aram I. During the meeting, His Holiness commended the committee’s dedication to their mission in maintaining and spreading the Armenian Culture. In turn, the Hamazkayin Central expressed…

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BLESSING OF THE MOTHER CATHEDRAL CELEBRATED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE RENOVATIONS

On 12 October 2019 Under the high auspices of His Holiness Aram I, renovations of St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral were carried out over the last few months thanks to the generous donation of Mr. and Mrs. Hovsep and Elizabeth Boyadjian from…

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES THE NEWLY-APPOINTED NORWEGIAN AMBASSADOR

On 11 October 2019 On Friday morning, October 11th, His Holiness Aram I received the newly-appointed Norwegian Ambassador to Lebanon H.E. Ms. ‪Leni Stenseth.   His Holiness briefed the ambassador about the situation in the Middle East and Lebanon, as well as…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CLOSELY FOLLOWING THE SITUATION IN ARMENIAN POPULATED AREAS OF SYRIA AFFECTED BY THE INVASION OF TURKISH ARMY

On 10 October 2019 His Holiness Aram I is in constant contact with the Catholicosal Vicar Rev. Fr. Levon Yeghiayan midst the Turkish military offensive in Syria and the humanitarian catastrophe it is causing.   Fr. Levon detailed the Catholicos about the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On 08 October 2019 On October 8th, 2019, the Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan visited His Holiness Aram I and delivered him a letter on behalf of the President of the Artsakh Republic Pako Sahakian. The meeting was also an opportunity…

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PRIESTHOOD ORDINATION AT SAINTS FORTY MARTYRS CATHEDRAL IN ALEPPO

On 06 October 2019 On Sunday, October 6th, 2019, under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I, an ordination and consecration ceremony was performed by Bishop Masis Zoboyan, Prelate of Peria (Syria), with V. Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian as sponsor priest, during…

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A MEETING IN GENEVA BETWEEN PRESIDENT ARMEN SARKISSIAN AND HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 06 October 2019 On Sunday, October 6th, a meeting was held in Geneva between the President of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Armen Sarkissian and His Holiness Aram I. The meeting was followed by a lunch.

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THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UN OFFICE FOR SYRIA MET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I IN GENEVA

On 05 October 2019 On October 5th, 2019, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and the representatives of the UN office for Syria, in Geneva. The focus of discussion was the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution (2254) which…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS HIS CONCLUDING REMARKS AT THE THEOLOGICAL DISCUSSION HELD IN UTRECHT

On 04 October 2019 The two-days theological discussion between the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia and the Union of Utrecht was concluded on Thursday afternoon, October 3rd, 2019.   These sessions commenced two years ago at the Catholicosate, in Antelias, upon the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS A LECTURE IN UTRECHT

On 03 October 2019 Continuing his official visit to the Netherlands, on Wednesday morning, October 2nd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I, along with the Archbishop of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands, Joris Vercammen, met with the Chair of…

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