HIS HOLINESS ARAM I COMMENDED THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANS IN WASHINGTON

On Thursday morning, July 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I commended the accomplishments of In Defense of Christians (IDC) team in Washington in his speech addressing Toufiq Baaklini, president and chair of IDC.     On the previous day, by the initiative of In...

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THE ARTISTS OF THE SUMMER FESTIVAL ENTITLED “CHARMING ARMENIA IN BIKFAYA” VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Monday, July 15th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a delegation of artists from the Republic of Armenia who took part in a summer festival in Bikfaya, under the title “Charming Armenia in Bikfaya.”   The artists and His Holiness talked about the importance...

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THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON IN BIKFAYA

Vahagn Atabekyan, the ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Lebanon, visits His Holiness Aram I, in his summer residence in Bikfaya.   The visit was an opportunity to evaluate the Pan-Armenian Conference on Armenian Media and Press, which took place the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS A LECTURE TO THE YOUTH OF THE ECUMENICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

On the evening of Friday, July 12th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I delivered a lecture to a group of young representatives of Middle East Churches from the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East. The lecture entitled “The Church in the Current world.”   His...

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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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RENOVATIONS AT THE “CILICIA” MUSEUM

Renovations for the “Cilicia” Museum of the Catholicosate of Cilicia commenced. Upon the request of His Holiness Aram I, Mr. Garo Eshkiyan, chair of the executive council of the Western Prelacy, will be sponsoring the renovation. Note that the restoration process...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE COMMITTEES OF AREK, KNAR AND ARIN DANCE TROUPES

On Monday, July 8th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received, in Bikfaya, the committees of the three Lebanese Armenian dance troupes: “Arek” from “Nor Serount” Cultural Association, “Knar” from Hamazkayin Educational and Cultural Society and “Arin” from...

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THE NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE OF THE SHNORHALI CHOIR MEET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, the newly formed committee of the “Shnorhali” choir of the Catholicosate of Cilicia met with His Holiness Aram I, in his summer residence in Bikfaya. The committee was headed by the conductor Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian.   The Catholicos...

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THE COMPATRIOTIC UNION OF HADJIN AND THE COMMISSION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF HADJIN VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the committee of the Compatriotic Union of Hadjin in Lebanon and the commission of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Hadjin. The visitors consisted of  Paul Yacoubian, Aram Malian, Jirayr Tanielian, Dr....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE CO-CHAIR OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

On Saturday, July 6th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Krikor Mahseredjian, the co-chair of the Central Council of the National General Assembly. During the meeting, they discussed matters pertaining the mission of the Catholicosate, and projects of the prelacies in...

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES REV. YOUMOUSHAKIAN AND DR. EMILSON

On Friday, July 5th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Rev. Krikor Youmoushakian and Dr. William Emilson. Rev. Youmoushakian talked about the Armenian Community in Australia and issues concerning the ecumenical relations. Dr. Emilson talked about matters pertaining...

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HIS HOLINESS AND RECEIVES THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE ARMENIAN DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL PARTY

On Friday, July 5th, 2019, a meeting was held in Bikfaya between His Holiness Aram I and the Central Committee of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party, consisted of Yervant Azadian, Hagop Vartivarian, Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian and Ardavazt Melkisetegian. The former three...

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