Monthly Archives:October 2021

THE ARMENIAN CHURCH, HOLY SEE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (MECC)

On 11 August 2021 The Executive Committee of MECC held its meeting online on August 3rd, 2021. H.G. Bishop Mesrob Sarkissian – the chair of the Gulf churches Fellowship – and Dr. Jean Salmanian – member of the Ecumenical Committee of the…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I EXPRESSES SORROW AND CONCERN REGARDING GREECE WILDFIRES

On 09 August 2021 On Monday, August 9th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I sent letters to the Prime Minister, the President and the Archbishop of Greece expressing his sorrow and concern regarding the devastating fire currently raging across Greece, and offering his…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I’S VISITORS

On 03 August 2021 On Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the following guests respectively:   -The director and administrative board of Labora, a Christian humanitarian NGO -The committee of Masis Sports Association -H.E. Archbishop Khoren Doghramadjian, the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I IS INVITED TO THE G20 INTERFAITH FORUM AS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER

On 01 August 2021 His Holiness Aram I is invited as a keynote speaker at the G20 Interfaith Forum. Catholicos Aram I will speak about: “The role of religious leaders and institutions in responding to crisis in the Arab Region”.   The…

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THE HAMAZKAYIN ART SCHOOLS’ SUMMER PROGRAM STUDENTS VISIT HIS HOLINESS

On 27 July 2021 On Monday, July 26th, 2021, the Hamazkayin Art Schools’ Summer Program students and teachers visited His Holiness Aram I, at St. Mary Monastery in Bikfaya, to receive his blessings.   In a friendly atmosphere, the students described to…

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FORMER LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO WASHINGTON VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 12 July 2021 On Monday, July 12th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Simon Karam, Lebanon’s former ambassador to Washington. The main purpose of the visit was to discuss the evaluation of His Holiness of the recent Vatican meeting.   Aram…

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THE FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION IN ANTELIAS

On 11 July 2021 On Sunday, July 11th, 2021, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ was marked at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence…

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LEBANESE POLITICIANS VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 11 July 2021 On Friday, July 9th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Elie Ferzli, the Deputy Speaker, Jean Aziz, former communication officer of the Presidential Palace, Dr. Abdallah Bou Habib, former Lebanese Ambassador to Washington, and Habib Aphram, the president…

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BESTOWING OF “PRINCE OF CILICIA” MEDAL TO MR. AND MRS. GARO AND SOSSE ESHGIAN

On 11 July 2021 On the evening of Thursday, July 8, 2021, under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, the Executive Council organized a special dinner in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian, in recognition of his…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PAID A VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS MAR APHREM II

On 08 July 2021 On Wednesday, July 7th, His Holiness Aram I paid a brotherly visit to His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.   The two spiritual heads of the churches surrounded by their archbishops, bishops and archimandrites had an exchange…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP LEVON ZEKIYAN

On 07 July 2021 On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received His Eminence Archbishop Levon Zekiyan, the Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Constantinople and Turkey. During the meeting, they discussed issues pertaining to the recent meeting of the Lebanese Christian…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

On 06 July 2021 The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, the highest decision-making body of the WCC, convened via video meeting from June 23rd to the 29th. Over 200 committee members and participants joined the meeting. Two members of…

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