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Six Priests are promoted to the rank of Very Reverend

25 May 2016

22 May 2013. On Sunday during the Holy Liturgy at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, three priests, Rev. Anania Koujanian, Parish of Shahin Shahr (Iran), Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian, Pontifical Legate of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, and…

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Haroutiun and Veronique Garevorian Foundation Awards for 2016

16 May 2016

14 May 2016. On Friday, the Board of the Garevorian Foundation, comprising Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Mrs Garevorian and Mrs Mimi Yozgatian, met in Antelias under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I to decide on the grant recipients…

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The Armenian Community in UAE Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of His Holiness Aram I's Enthronement as Catholicos of Cilicia

11 May 2016

9 May 2016. On Monday evening, the Diocese of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar celebrated the 20th Anniversary of His Holiness Aram I’s spiritual leadership at the Al-Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai. Joining the Catholicos were the…

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His Holiness Aram I meets members of the Church Councils in the United Arab Emirates

11 May 2016

8 May 2016. On Sunday evening and Monday morning, at his hotel, His Holiness Aram I received Rev Mesrob Sarkissian, the Pontifical delegate to the UAE, and members of the Church Councils of Dubai, the Northern Region of…

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The Ambassadors of Lebanon and Armenia to the United Arab Emirates Honour His Holiness Aram I

10 May 2016

7 May 2016. On Saturday noon His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by Rev Mesrop Sarkissian, the Pontifical delegate to the UAE, the delegation accompanying the Catholicos and representative of the Armenian Community in the UAE, visited the Lebanese…

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with the Members of the Committees Serving the Diocese in Abu Dhabi

10 May 2016

7 May 2016. On Saturday evening Catholicos Aram I held meetings with members of Church Committees at the ‘Souren Kojakian’ Hall of the Prelacy. After meeting with the Pontifical delegate, he continued dialogue with the UAE representatives on…

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The Church is the people strengthened and upheld by the gifts of the Holy Spirit, Stated His Holiness Aram I

09 May 2016

 7 May 2016. On Friday evening, His Holiness presided over the Holy Liturgy at the Holy Martyrs, Church in Abu Dhabi, celebrated by Rev Torkom Donoyan. During the sermon, Rev Mesrob Sarkissian thanked His Holiness Aram I for his…

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UAE Minister of Culture Youth and Community Development Receives His Hokiness Aram I

09 May 2016

On Friday, His Holiness Aram I was the official guest of Sheikh Nahayan, UAE’S Minister Of Culture, Youth And Community Development, at a special luncheon organized in his honor. Rev Mesrob Sarkissian, the members of the Church Council…

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His Holiness Aram I on an Official Visit to the United Arab Emirates

09 May 2016

5 May 2016. On Thursday, Catholicos Aram I visited the Diocese of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi at the invitation of the Pontifical Delegate of the diocese, Rev Mesrob Sarkissian, and the Members of…

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His Holiness Aram I Receives the Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran  

05 May 2016

 4 March 2016. On Wednesday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Dr Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman, Head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization of the Islamic Republic, accompanied by his two assistants and the Cultural Attaché of the…

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His Holiness Aram I Receives Representatives of the UN Special Envoy for Syria

05 May 2016

3 May 2016. On Tuesday, Nicolas Michel, under-secretary-general for legal affairs, met with His Holiness Aram I to discuss the Syrian crisis. Mr Antoine Lahham, assistant to UN special envoy for Syria Mr. Staffan de Mistura and V.…

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The Representative of the Church of Norway Meets with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias

02 May 2016

30 April 2016. On Thursday His Holiness Aram I received Bishop Atle Sommerfeldt of the Diocese of Borg. The Bishop was on an information-gathering visit on refugees, on behalf of his Church. Very Rev. Housig Mardirossian, the Ecumenical…

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