How I See the Future of Christianity in the Middle East

  The following text is a summary of the reflections of H.H. Aram I during the International Summit held 9-11 September 2014 in Washington D.C. Christianity is on the verge of disappearing from the Middle East, where, for centuries, it has...

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CALL TO UNITY

The conference on the challenges facing Christianity in the Middle East is in process, in Washington DC. This is the condensed text of the reflection that His Holiness Aram I made at the beginning of the session devoted to “Call to Unity”  ...

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International Conference on Protecting and Preserving Christianity in the Middle East. Washington D.C. His Holiness Aram I Speaks of the Crisis in the Middle East and the Armenian Genocide

On Tuesday 9 September 2014, the International Conference on the Crisis in the Middle East, which is taking place in Washington DC, began its deliberations. Five hundred persons participated, including high-ranking Clergy, U.S. Senators and Congressmen, Deputies,...

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His Holiness Aram I takes part in the International Conference on the Middle East in Washington DC

September 9, 2014. His Holiness Aram I is currently in Washington to address the International Conference on Christians in the Middle East. He will address the Conference on two occasions. First he will discuss the theme of Christian Unity and, second, he will share...

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The Central Committee of the Catholicosate of Cilicia sets priorities for 2014

25 January 2014. Following the meeting of the Council of Religion, the Council of Laity met under the Presidency of His Holiness Aram I. The members reviewed the programmes and budgets proposed by the General Assembly and approved the following priorities for 2014:...

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His Holiness Aram I Presides over the meeting of The Council of Religion

On Thursday 23 January, Catholicos Aram I presided over the one-day meeting of the Council of Religion. The Council consists of 13 clergy including Diocesan Bishops. The Council met for the first time since the last National Assembly of the Catholicosate and its task...

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The newly elected committees of the Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia will soon begin their work

Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, the two committees elected by the Assembly--the Council of Religion and the Council of Laity--will now begin to implement the priorities of the Assembly.   The 13 members of each council will represent the Dioceses...

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General Assembly declaration on the commemoration of the 100-Ann. of the Armenian Genocide

General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia (12-15 June 2013) Restoration of our Just Rights should be the axis of 100th Anniversary Commemorations of the Armenian Genocide   The 100 delegates, comprising clergy and laity from the Dioceses of the...

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His Holiness Aram I decorates Mr. and Mrs. Hrair Soghomonian

June 14 2013. During the closing dinner of the General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia at Le Royal Hotel, Catholicos Aram I decorated Hrair Soghomonian with the insignia of “Prince of Cilicia.” In his speech, the Catholicos said, “Today, I want to...

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His Holiness Aram I heads delegation to the Presidential Palace

On Saturday morning, 15 June 2013, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by the Diocesan Bishops of the Catholicosate of Cilicia and 30 persons representing the General Assembly, met with H.E. Michel Sleiman, President of Lebanon.   Catholicos Aram I first thanked...

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Day Two- The General Assembly discusses the report of the Council of Laity of the Central Committee

Sessions on the second day began with the Lord’s Prayer and the blessings of His Holiness Aram I. The delegates received the report and recommendations of the Executive Council. The delegates thanked the Catholicos for his guidance concerning their programmes and...

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The General Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia opens in Antelias

“The Catholicosate of Cilicia remains true to its vocation of upholding spiritual, moral and national values, building a common Armenian belonging, and demanding justice and restitution of our rights stemming from the Genocide,” Said Aram I   On Wednesday 12...

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