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A Public Concert by the Choir of the National Academy of Armenia

26 November 2016

22 November 2016. On Tuesday evening, the special concert organized by the Diocese of Lebanon was held at the Casino du Liban, outside Beirut. Mr Krikor Hasheolian, Chancellor of the Prelacy welcomed the audience and thanked the Catholicos…

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The 20th Anniversary of Enthronement of His Holiness Aram I, Catholios of Cilicia Week of Praise and Thanksgiving organized by the Diocese of Lebanon  

26 November 2016

  20 November 2016. Celebrations began on Sunday with special Liturgy held at the St Nichan Cathedral in Beirut. Archbishop Shahé Panossian, the Prelate celebrating the Holy Liturgy accompanied by the Choir of the National Academy of Armenia…

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with Rev Dr Gottfried Locher, President of Swiss Protestant Churches

26 November 2016

22 November 2016. On Tuesday morning Dr Locher met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. They discussed common concerns and the impact of the joint commemorative events of the 100th Anniversary Genocide of the Armenians in 2015, held…

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His Holiness Aram I met with Representatives of the Old Catholic Church Visiting Lebanon

19 November 2016

18 November 2016. On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Bishop Harald Rein and Professor Ours Phone Arks of the “Old Catholic Church” in Switzerland. During the meeting His Holiness Aram I brought them up to date…

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Assisting the Armenian Community in Syria is a Pan-Armenian Priority

19 November 2016

16 November 2016. On Wednesday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Mr Gaguik Dzaroukian, President of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, in his office. The purpose of the visit was to inform His Holiness of his pledge…

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The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia Announces the Launching of New Online Bookstore

16 November 2016

  On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the bookstore of the Catholicosate of Cilicia has established a new online store. Over 1000 titles, 60 different souvenirs and around 40 DVDs and CDs are now available for sale…

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“Strengthening the Christian Presence in the Middle East is a Pan-Christian Priority” Stated His Holiness Aram I in Vatican

14 November 2016

  13 November 2016 – In his address to the conference, organized by the Pontifical Oriental Institute on the occasion of its centennial, His Holiness Aram I emphasized the crucial importance of strengthening the Christian presence in the…

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with the Presidents of the Vatican Dicasteries

14 November 2016

During his three-day visit to the Vatican and following the private meeting with Pope Francis, His Holiness Aram I held several working meetings with the Heads of the Decasteries.   The Catholicos met with Cardinal Secretary of State,…

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His Holiness Aram I and Pope Francis Meet in Vatican

11 November 2016

11 November 2016. On Friday morning the scheduled meeting between the Pope and the Catholicos was held at the Papal office in the Vatican. After sharing greetings, Catholicos Aram I expressed his great appreciation for the Pope’s two…

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His Holiness Aram I Visits the Newly Elected President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun

09 November 2016

   On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by the Primate of Lebanon, Bishop Shahé Panossian and the Dean of St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, Bishop Norayr Ashekian, met with the President-elect.   Catholicos Aram…

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia invited to the Regional Conference Organized by the UNDP and KAICIID

09 November 2016

The Regional conference brought together representatives of international organizations, Muslim institutions, representatives of Churches, university professors and the media to discuss the topic, “Interreligious Dialogue on Diversity, Tolerance and Social Cohesion in the Arab Region.” Very Rev Housig…

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His Holiness Aram I Inaugurates the 37th Book Fair Dedicating it to the 350th Anniversary of the Printing of the Armenian Bible

08 November 2016

On Sunday 30 October 2016, following the Holy Liturgy, the Catholicos, the clergy, seminarians and the faithful walked in procession to the pavilion, to take part in the annual Book Fair. As they marched, the seminary students sang…

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