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WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCLUDES ITS PROCEEDINGS: WE WILL CONTINUE OUR MISSION WITH RENEWED HOPE AND VISION, STATES HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

14 December 2017

On Friday, December 8, 2017, the World National General Assembly concluded its proceedings. After reading and voting on the resolutions of the Assembly and receiving suggestions for the coming 4 years, new members for Religious and Lay Councils…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATED THE CYPRIOT PRESIDENT NICOS ANASTASIADES WITH “PRINCE OF CILICIA” MEDALLION

13 December 2017

On Monday, December 11, 2017, His Holiness Aram I paid a short visit to Cyprus and participated in an Armenian cultural event, during which he decorated the Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades with “Prince of Cilicia” Medallion. His Holiness…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND BISHOP MUNIB YOUNAN DISCUSS JERUSALEM

13 December 2017

On Saturday, December 9, His Holiness Aram I received Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land. They discussed President Trump’s recent declarations recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. They stressed that Jerusalem…

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REORGANIZING THE ARMENIAN DIASPORA IS A MAIN CONCERN FOR THE WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

12 December 2017

On the last day, World National General Assembly invited three speakers; Mr. Hagop Pakradouni (Lebanon), Mr. Mihran Kurdoghlian(Greece) and Mr. Daron Der Khatchadourian (USA), to discuss the current situation of Armenians in the Diaspora and the stakes of…

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THE WORLD NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DEDICATES A SESSION FOR THE ARMENIAN CAUSE

11 December 2017

Throughout history, the Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia has played a major role in pursuit of the Armenian Cause. A turning point for this mission is the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate for the return of…

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Youth Involvement in the Armenian Church A Top Priority: Youth representatives provide first-hand accounts and strategies for youth participation in churches.

09 December 2017

The World General Assembly dedicated a portion of its meeting to discuss Armenian youth and its current status in the life of our church.  His Holiness invited four individuals to represent the voice of the youth and offer…

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World National General Assembly discusses Christian and Armenian Education

08 December 2017

The World National General Assembly continued its meetings and deliberations, directing its focus to Christian and Armenian education.  The Assembly welcomed voices of experts and guests that addressed the issues and challenges facing each subject, allowing the Assembly…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I REJECTS THE U.S. RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL

07 December 2017

His Holiness Aram I, this morning both at the World General National Assembly of the Catholicosate, currently taking place in Antelias, and during his visit to the president of Lebanon H.E. General Michel Aoun, rejected the U.S. recognition…

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World National General Assembly Discusses Central Committee’s Religious and Lay Reports

06 December 2017

The World National General Assembly of the Holy See of Cilicia dedicated 5 sessions of its meeting for the World National General Assembly’s Religious and the Lay Councils’ reports. Video presentations documenting the work of both Religious and…

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THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA CONVENES WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY H.H. ARAM I IDENTIFIES THE PRIORITIES OF THE CHURCH

05 December 2017

    Antelias, Lebanon-  Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, the World National General Assembly convened at the Armenian Catholicoate in Antelias, Lebanon with the participation of around 100 clergy, lay…

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THE 38TH PAN-ARMENIAN BOOK FAIR WAS FORMALLY OPENED

19 November 2017

Under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I, the 38th Pan-Armenian Book Fair was formally opened on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Antelias.   After welcoming remarks, His Holiness Aram I said that on this occasion he has…

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His Holiness Aram I in Athens

17 November 2017

On Friday, October 27, 2017, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Athens and was welcomed at the airport by an official reception, among them were the Prelate of Greece Arch. Kegham Khatcherian, the ambassador of Armenia in Greece…

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