“THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY WILL SURVIVE THE SEVERE DAMAGE WITH STRONG DETERMINATION AND THE SOLIDARITY OF PEOPLE OF GOODWILL” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

The devastating blast of 4 August 2020 at the Beirut port put Lebanon once more on the front pages of the global media. The citizens are outraged but count on the support of the international community. Coming on the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic and the mishandling...

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THE EXTENT OF THE DAMAGES FROM THE BEIRUT EXPLOSION REACHED THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IN ANTELIAS

  The massive explosion today evening at the Port of Beirut resulted in damages to the Catholicosate of Cilicia. There was substantial damage to the doors, chandeliers and windows of the Cathedral, as well as the residences of the clergy and the Catholicos, the...

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THE LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Tuesday, July 28th, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Armenian Theological Seminary, headed by Dean of the Seminary V. Rev. Fr. Boghos Tinkjian, paid a congratulatory visit to His Holiness Aram I, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his enthronement, in his summer...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RATIFIED THE ELECTION OF BISHOP SHAHE PANOSSIAN AS PRELATE OF LEBANON AND BESTOWED UPON HIM THE RANK OF ARCHBISHOP

On Friday, July 24th, 2020, the Lebanese Diocesan National Representative Assembly unanimously elected Bishop Shahe Panossian as the prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon.   The Representative Assembly informed His Holiness of the results of the election and...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE ARMENIA AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon HE Mr. Vahagn Atabekyan, accompanied by Arsen Kharatyan the editor in chief of the Georgian-Armenian news agency ALIQ MEDIA, at the Main Hall of St. Mary Cathedral, in....

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HIS HOLINESS EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY TO THE ARMENIAN ARMY

On Monday, June 13th, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the President of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan. The Catholicos expressed concern over the situation in Artsakh and his blessing and...

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“TURKEY CONTINUES TO DESTROY VALUABLE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND FLOUT INTERNATIONAL NORMS”

“TURKEY CONTINUES TO DESTROY VALUABLE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND FLOUT INTERNATIONAL NORMS” His Holiness Aram I   The recent ruling of the Turkish Administrative court paves the way for the Turkish President to convert Istanbul’s iconic former cathedral...

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THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S ENTHRONEMENT AS CATHOLICOS OF HOLY SEE OF CILICIA

Today, we mark the 25th anniversary of the election and consecration of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos. Various events had been planned for this occasion in the Mother Cathedral, in Antelias, and in the Armenian Prelacies across the Armenian Diaspora, but had to be...

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

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 million US dollar to be used as assistance to the...

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

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 Eshgiyan, church members...

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“AGAINST JEHOVA’S WITNESSES”

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 of...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF ARMENIA IN LEBANON

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 High...

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