THE SAUDI AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON PAYS A CONDOLENCE VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS

On Thursday, September 19th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received condolence visits from ministers, ambassadors, high ranking officials and representatives from the Armenian Community, over the passing of his mother.   The Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid bin...

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A LAST FAREWELL TO THE MOTHER OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, the funeral service of Lousin Keshishian, the mother of His Holiness Aram I, took place in the Catholicosate of Cilicia. Present at the service were the representatives of the Lebanese President, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES IGNATIUS APHREM II PATRIARCH OF THE SYRIAC ORTHODOX CHURCH

On September 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited His Holiness Aram I. to offer his condolences on the passing away of late Lousine Keshishian, mother of Aram I....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATES MR. AND MRS. GARBIS AND LUCY TUTUNJIAN WITH THE “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” INSIGNIA

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Hamazkayin Lucy Tutunjian Art Gallery and at the request of the Hamazkayin family, His Holiness Aram I decorated Mr. and Mrs. Garbis and Lucy Tutunjian with the “St. Mesrob Mashdots” insignia for their significant...

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THE PERSIAN TRANSLATION OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S “THE ARMENIAN CHURCH”

With a great pleasure we announce the release of the Persian translation of His Holiness Aram I’s “The Armenian Church” under the title «كليساى ارمنى». Ordered by Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Tehran, the book is...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE UN SPECIAL COORDINATOR FOR LEBANON

On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Mr. Jan Kubis, in Bikfaya.   During the meeting they discussed the current situation in Lebanon, challenges of the Middle East, the Christian presence...

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PILGRIMS VISITING THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

The Catholicosate of Cilicia is a stop for pilgrims coming from around the world. They visit and tour the Catholicosate in Antelias and the Monastery in Bikfaya, and learn about the mission of the Holy See of Cilicia in various fields.     Recently, a group of...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ATTENDS THE PRESENTATION OF THE SAFEGUARDING MANUSCRIPTS

On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, a special presentation was organized by the team of the project “Safeguarding the Survival of the Rescued Treasures of the Armenian Catholicosate of Sis” entitled “Living Manuscripts and their Environment,” with the attendance...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES GENERAL BRUNO PISCIOTTA

On Friday, September 6th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the UNIFIL Sector West Commander, Brigadier General Bruno Pisciotta, accompanied by two of his assistants. They talked about the UN’s UNIFIL mission in Lebanon in peacekeeping.   The meeting was also an...

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A CONSULTATION MEETING REGARDING ORGAN DONATION

In the recent week, a consultation meeting was held at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias between the Armenian Church and representatives from the National Organization of Organ Donation and Tissue Transplantation (NOD-LB) working under the umbrella of the...

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CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD ON NEW ASSIGNMENTS

His Holiness Aram I announced the new appointments of the Cilician Brotherhood both at the Catholicosate in Antelias and at the Prelacies worldwide as follows:   -H.E. Arch. Shahan Sarkissian: Director of the Library, replacing H.E. Arch. Dirayr Panossian, who...

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V. REV. FR. BEDROS MANUELIAN AS PONTIFICAL VICAR OF THE ARMENIAN PRELACY OF KUWAIT AND ITS NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

His Holiness Aram I appointed V. Rev. Fr. Bedros Manuelian as Pontifical Vicar of the Armenian Prelacy of Kuwait and its neighboring countries. Fr. Bedros has served the Catholicosate through several positions, and in recent years, he was the director of the...

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