Monthly Archives:October 2021

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I WISHES SPEEDY RECOVERY TO HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

On 05 July 2021 Today in a personal letter to His Holiness Pope Francis, Catholicos Aram I wished him “a good convalescence and speedy recovery” from a surgery that the Pope underwent yesterday.   Referring to the meeting of the Christian spiritual…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ASKS POPE FRANCIS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE RELEASE OF ARMENIAN POWS

On 03 July 2021 (originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Catholicos Aram I has spoken about the consequences of Artsakh War, especially the return of Armenian captives, with His Holiness Pope Francis.   The conversation was held on the sidelines…

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POPE FRANCIS HOLDS MEETING WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I, OTHER CHRISTIAN LEADERS OF LEBANON

On 02 July 2021 (Originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Pope Francis held a meeting with His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rai, and other Lebanon’s Christian leaders to discuss the country’s crisis.   Pope Francis…

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CATHOLICOS ARAM I, POPE FRANCIS TO ADDRESS MEETING OF LEBANESE CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN THE VATICAN

On 30 June 2021 (originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the great House of Cilicia is leaving for the Vatican on June 30th to attend a meeting of Lebanese Christian leaders in the presence of His…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY-ELECTED COMMITTEE OF THE SHNORHALI CHOIR

On 28 June 2021 On Monday evening, June 14th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the newly-elected committee of the Shnorhali Choir, accompanied by the conductor V. Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian.   Fr. Zareh presented their upcoming agenda of events and…

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PONTIFICAL PRAYER ON THE OCCASION OF CATHOLICOS ARAM I’S 26TH ANNIVERSARY OF ELECTION AND CONSECRATION

On 28 June 2021   On Sunday, June 27th, 2021, the Armenian Church celebrated His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia’s 26th anniversary of election and consecration. Coinciding with this occasion, a special pontifical prayer was held at…

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THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL EVANGELICAL SYNOD OF SYRIA AND LEBANON VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On 25 June 2021 On Monday, June 21st, 2021, a delegation representing the Supreme Council of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon ­– composed of Dr. Habib Badr, Judge Fawzi Dagher and Rev. Megerditch Karageozian ­– visited His Holiness Aram…

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THE CHAIR FOR THE UNITED STATES COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM VISITED THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On 25 June 2021 On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Nadine Maenza, the Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). They discussed freedom of religion, human rights and issues related to US international relations.…

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FIVE NEW PRIESTS JOIN THE CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD

On 20 June 2021 On Sunday, June 20th 2021, during the Divine Liturgy, five graduating seminarians were ordained and consecrated into the Priesthood, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. The ceremony was presided over by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I,…

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THE CALLING TO THE PRIESTHOOD CEREMONY OF 5 GRADUATING SEMINARIANS

On 19 June 2021 On Saturday evening, June 19th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the calling to the priesthood ceremony of 5 graduating Seminarians, performed by the Prelate of the UAE and Qatar His Grace Bishop Mesrob Sarkissian, and…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ARF BUREAU CHAIRPERSON

On 17 June 2021 On Wednesday evening, June 16th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau Chairperson Hagop Der Khatchadourian, accompanied by Bureau member Hagop Khatcherian. They discussed issues pertaining to Armenia, the Armenian Diaspora and the Armenia-Diaspora…

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ACUSA PROVIDES RELIEF TO ARMENIAN FAMILIES

On 16 June 2021     With the blessing of His Holiness Aram I, on Saturday, June 12th, 2021, the Armenian Church University Students Association, headed by their spiritual advisor V. Rev. Fr. Ardavazt Sharoyan, provided relief to 20 Armenian families, as…

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