The Executive Community of the Catholicosate of Cilicia begins its deliberations in Antelias

18 January 2017

His Holiness Aram I will be presiding over the meetings of the Religious Council and the Council of Laity to discus the life and work of the Church. The Religious Council will discuss the mission of the Church and new concerns, while the Council of Laity will discuss administrative and financial issues, construction and renovation of properties and other non-religious matters.


The revival and reorganization of the Armenian Community of Syria will be the main focus of the two Councils during the meeting. The two Councils will also assess the on-going concerns of the Catholicosate, including, religious education, youth, diakonia and relations between the Church and the people.