Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On October 24th, His Holiness Aram I, accepting the invitation of the Old Catholic Church in Switzerland, departed to Bern.
Within the scope if this official visit, His Holiness will deliver a lecture in the University of Bern, have public statements on inter-church and ecumenical matters, as well as on issues relating to the challenges of the Christians in the Middles East. Furthermore, His Holiness will deliver a speech in the Cathedral of Bern, and convene with religious leaders and state authorities.
The Catholicos is accompanied by a delegation composed of V. Rev. Bedros Manuelian (Head of the Information and Communication Department), Rev. F. Hovaguim Panjarjian (the staff bearer), Mr. and Mrs. Alecco and Ani Bezikian (benefactors) and Prof. Teni Pirri-Simonian (President of Armenosfas).