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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ARF'S ZAVARIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION

18 May 2019

On Saturday evening, May 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s Zavarian Student Association members, who were visiting to receive His Holiness’ pontifical advice and blessings.   

 

Mher Kavlakian, Chair of the Association, thanked His Holiness on behalf of the ZSA for the warm reception and briefly introduced their recent activities and upcoming events.

 

Subsequently, the Catholicos welcomed the youth, commended their achievements and shared his thoughts on present-day challenges faced by the faithful, as well as emphasized the crucial role of the youth in overcoming them. He reminded the importance of youths’ active participation in decision-making processes, without gender discrimination, in both church and political life, and stressed the importance of renewal.

 

The meeting was followed by a Q&A.

 

Finally, the Chair of the ZSA presented His Holiness with a souvenir as a token of appreciation.