PRAYER FOR THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS INDEPENDENCE

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia, prayer for the Republic was offered during the Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, presided by His Holiness Aram I, on Sunday, September 19th, 2021.  ...

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G20 11-14 September 2021, Bologna, Italy The role of religious leaders and institutions in responding to the crisis in the Arab region

More than at any other time, the world, which is marked by increasing tensions, polarizations and crises of diverse nature and scope, is in dire need of healing. Healing is achieved through dialogue, mutual understanding and acceptance, and common commitment to ethical...

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HIS HOLINESS AND THE PRELATES OF THE USA AND LEBANON HOLD A CONSULTATION MEETING FOR LEBANON

On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021, a consultation meeting on humanitarian assistance to our community in Lebanon was held between H.E. Archbishop Anoushavan Tanielian - Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy of the USA, H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan – Prelate of the Western Prelacy...

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U.S. PRELATES GO TO ANTELIAS ON THE SUGGESTION OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I REGARDING ASSISTANCE TO THE ARMENIANS OF LEBANON

His Holiness Aram I addressed a special letter to the Prelates of the Eastern and Western Prelacies of the United States, Archbishop Anoushavan Tanielian and Bishop Torkom Donoyan, and the Executive Councils, requesting the Prelates՛ presence at the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CHAIRS THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY MEETING TO DISCUSS THE UPCOMING ACADEMIC YEAR

On Sunday evening, August 22nd, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I chaired the meeting of the Armenian Theological Seminary’s Dean and the board of supervisors in Bikfaya to discuss academic strategies and projects towards the mission and vision of the Seminary for...

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ARF BUREAU MEMBER AND ARF-WR CENTRAL COMMITTEE CHAIR IN ANTELIAS

On Wednesday evening, August 18th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I met with Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau member Hagop Khatcherian and ARF Western United States Central Commitee Chairperson Daron Der Khatchadourian. They discussed issues...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE PRESIDENT OF THE AGBU LEBANON

    On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received the the president of the AGBU Lebanon Gerard Tufenkjian.   During the meeting, the president briefed His Holiness on the activities and the upcoming projects of the Union in Lebanon, while Aram...

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THE POLISH AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Saturday morning, August 14th, the Polish Ambassador to Lebanon Przemysław Niesiołowski, accompanied by the Consul and the head of the Ministry of Culture of Poland, as well as Matchey Boghosovitch, representative of the Poland’s Armenian community, visited His...

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THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN MARY AND THE PILGRIMAGE DAY OF ST. MARY MONASTERY WERE MARKED AT ST. MARY MONASTERY

On Saturday, August 14th, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Feast of the Assumption of The Virgin Mary and the pilgrimage day of St. Mary Monastery.   Despite Lebanon’s multilayered crisis, the faithful were gathered at the Monastery, and many were following...

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THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON AND THE LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO THE VATICAN VISIT THE CATHOLICOS

On Friday, August 13th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan and the Ambassador of Lebanon to the Vatican Dr. Farid al-Khazen, respectively.     The Ambassador of Armenia and His Holiness discussed issues...

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BLESSING OF SALT AND INCENSE AT ST. MARY MONASTERY

On Friday, August 13th, 2021, on the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Pilgrimage Day of St. Mary Monastery, blessing of salt and incense took place by the Cilician brothers, and in attendance of the Seminarians and the faithful, in...

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

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 Catholicosate and member of ExComm of the...

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