THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA RENEWS ITS DEMAND FOR THE RETURN OF ITS HISTORICAL RELIGIOUS CENTRE IN CILICIA (KOZAN, TURKEY)

On 30 July 2019, under the leadership of His Holiness Aram I, the legal team of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia filed a case in the 2nd Kozan Court of First Instance against the Kozan Municipality and the Turkish State Treasury for the return of the Monastery and...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS THE ARMENIAN MONASTERY “MAGARAVANK” IN NORTHERN CYPRUS

Friday, June 28th, 2019 became a significant date for His Holiness Aram I, because it is the day that the Catholicos took the risk and crossed the border to the Northern Cyprus, occupied by Turkey, and paid a visit to  the Armenian historical and spiritual centers....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I LEAVES FOR GENEVA

On September 2nd, 2018, His Holiness Aram I left for Geneva for a short visit where he will confer with the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis. Aram I will also hold a meeting with the...

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THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE LAWSUIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE CATHOLICOSATE’S HISTORICAL SEAT IN SIS MEETS AT ANTELIAS

On the week of May 14th, members from the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis held a work meeting in Antelias under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I. A complete session of the legal...

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Catholicos Aram Ier : ” La présence arménienne dans ce monde est un grand miracle “

(Interview donnée en septembre 2017, dont des extraits ont été diffusés dans le documentaire de l’émission Chrétiens Orientaux « Renaissance des Arméniens au Liban » diffusé le 22.04.2018 sur France 2)   Thomas Wallut (Chrétiens Orientaux - France 2)...

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ARMENIA: A MODEL OF SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

A brief comment by H.H. Aram I What happened recently in Armenia was a first step in social transformation. In fact, the people rose against the widening gap between haves and have-nots, the growing corruption, and the dominance of injustice in all aspects and spheres...

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TURKISH HISTORIAN AND EXPERT ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, TANER AKCAM, VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, April 28th, His Holiness Aram I received Taner Akcam, Turkish historian and expert on the Armenian Genocide, who was accompanied by Ohannes Geukjian, Assistant Professor in the Political Science and Public Administration Department at the American University...

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24 April day of Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide The message of His Holiness Aram I

“THE COMMEMORATION OF THE GENOCIDE IS RECOMMITMENT TO THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION AND REPARATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I 24 April is the day that Armenians all over the world commemorate the Genocide and demand that their stolen rights be restored. The 24th of...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA URGES ARMENIANS TO AVOID CONFLATING THE SANCTITY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE WITH THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION UNFOLDING IN ARMENIA

On the morning of April 23rd, 2018, His Holiness Aram I presided over a meeting of the Cilicia Brotherhood, in Antelias. His Holiness took the opportunity to discuss the current political situation unfolding in Armenia. His Holiness stressed that the church, the...

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“WHY WOULD THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS SO EASILY REJECT OUR CASE, KNOWING THAT NO LAWYER WOULD DARE TO BRING SUCH A CASE BEFORE THE TURKISH COURTS?”

  HIS HOLINESS ARAM I   Brussels. Addressing the conference on the Armenian Cause at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday 19 October 2017, His Holiness Aram I said, “the Armenian Genocide is no longer an exclusive concern of Armenian-Turkish...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with UN Special Envoy for Syria Steffan De Mistura in Geneva

7 September 2017. His Holiness Aram I met with UN special envoy for Syria Steffan de Mistura in The Palais des Nations, the main building of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Also present in the meeting were Prof. Teny Pirri-Simonian,...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with the Director of the MENA Department at the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wolfgang Amadeus Bruelhart in Geneva

6 September 2017. On Wednesday, His Holiness Aram I met with the deputy foreign minister and director of MENA department at the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wolfgang Amadeus Bruelhart in Geneva. Also present in the meeting were Mr. Antoine Laham, assistant to...

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