Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
Among his regular work meetings, His Holiness Aram I received the following Cilician brothers in Bikfaya and was briefed on their activities and challenges in their respective communities: The Prelate of the Aderbadagan Prelacy H.E. Archbishop Krikor Tchiftjian; the Pontifical Vicar of Kuwait and its neighboring countries V. Rev. Fr. Bedros Manuelian, accompanied by Roupen Avsharian from Kuwait; the Diocesan Vicar of Jezireh V. Rev. Fr. Levon Yeghiayan.
His Holiness also received H.E. Archbishop Bedros Miriatian, the Prelate of Aleppo and Patriarchal Locum Tenens of the Armenian Catholic Church, and H.E. Archbishop Kevork Assadourian, the Patriarchal Vicar of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate in Lebanon. They expressed their gratitude to His Holiness for personally participating at the funeral of the late Patriarch Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan.
It is also noteworthy that Aram I extended a letter of congratulation to the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad on the occasion of his reelection.