Monthly Archives:February 2020

THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE GATHERING OF "PILGRIMAGE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE" COMMISION

On 23 January 2020 On behalf of the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia, V. Rev. Fr. Keghart Kosbakian participated in the 6th gathering of the "Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace" commission of the World Council of Churches (WCC), held on January 13th…

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THE NEWLY APPOINTED LEBANESE ARMENIAN MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORT IN THE LEBANESE GOVERNMENT VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 22 January 2020 On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020, the newly appointed Lebanese Minister of Youth and Sport Ms. Vartineh Ohanian-Kevorkian, accompanied by Lebanese MP Hagop Pakradouni, visited His Holiness Aram I, who congratulated Ms. Ohanian-Kevorkian on her appointment and gave his…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECLARES 2020 THE YEAR OF ARMENIANS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

On 20 January 2020 From the Monastery of Antelias of the Great House of Cilicia, we greet with pontifical blessing, warm Christian love and intense patriotism the World General Assembly, the Religious and Lay Councils of the Central Executive Council, the Prelates,…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN EVENTS ORGANIZED FOR THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

On 19 January 2020 On behalf of the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia, HG Bishop Magar Ashkarian and V. Rev. Fr. Barouyr Shernezian will participate in events organized for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.   The week of prayer is…

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HH ARAM I RECEIVES THE APOSTOLIC NUNCIO TO LEBANON

On 15 January 2020 On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received Archbishop Joseph Spiteri, the Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon.   The Archbishop conveyed the greetings of Pope Francis and extended a letter of Christmas wishes. In turn, the Catholicos…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS THE ZVARTNOTS CENTER FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

On 14 January 2020 On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I paid a visit to the Zvartnots Center for children with special needs, in Bourdj Hamoud, toured the various departments of the Center and spent time with the students.  …

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE REPRESENTATIVE OF PATRIARCH IGNATIUS APHREM II

On 09 January 2020 On Thursday, January 9th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received Metropolitan of Mount Lebanon Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, who had visited Aram I on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II to extend greetings on the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PROCLAIMS 2020 THE “YEAR OF ARMENIANS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS”

On 09 January 2020 His Holiness Aram I has proclaimed 2020 the “Year of Armenians with Special Needs.” The proclamation of the Catholicos will be read during Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, as well as in all…

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CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVES PATRIARCH KRIKOR BEDROS XX

On 08 January 2020 On Wednesday evening, January 8th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received His Beatitude Krikor Bedros XX.   The meeting was an opportunity to talk about the current situation in Lebanon and the region, as well as Armenia-Diaspora relations.…

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CHRISTMAS VIGIL SERVICE IN ANTELIAS

On 05 January 2020 On the eve of the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ, January 5th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Christmas Vigil Service (Jrakaluyts - Lighting of the Candles), at St. Gregory…

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THE IDC PRESIDENT IN ANTELIAS

On 04 January 2020 On Saturday, January 4th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received Toufic Baaklini, President of the “In Defense of Christians” (IDC) organization, accompanied by Alexis Moukarzel, IDC Representative in Lebanon.   Based in Washington, IDC includes representatives from various…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS THE LEBANESE ARMENIAN HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS

On 30 December 2019 On Monday, January 30th, 2019, on the occasion of the New Year and Christmas, His Holiness Aram I paid visits to the Armenian Elderly Home – CAHL and the Armenian Relief Cross of Lebanon, in Bourdj Hamoud, as…

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