Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
Before leaving the country, His Holiness Aram I spoke to the media during a press conference organized in honor of his visit. His Holiness emphasized the importance of Christian-Muslim Dialogue, spoke of the Armenian community in Kuwait and the challenges of religious fundamentalism.
The consecration of St Vartanantz church and Catholicos Aram I’s meeting with Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah had already received wide coverage by the Television and press media.
As the people suffer from poverty, famine, lack of medication, unemployment, many local and international businesses are shutting down, factories closing and foreign embassies are leaving the country.