“TURKEY CONTINUES TO DESTROY VALUABLE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND FLOUT INTERNATIONAL NORMS”

“TURKEY CONTINUES TO DESTROY VALUABLE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND FLOUT INTERNATIONAL NORMS” His Holiness Aram I   The recent ruling of the Turkish Administrative court paves the way for the Turkish President to convert Istanbul’s iconic former cathedral...

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THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S ENTHRONEMENT AS CATHOLICOS OF HOLY SEE OF CILICIA

Today, we mark the 25th anniversary of the election and consecration of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos. Various events had been planned for this occasion in the Mother Cathedral, in Antelias, and in the Armenian Prelacies across the Armenian Diaspora, but had to be...

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MR. AND MRS. ALECCO AND ANNIE BEZIKIAN MAKE A DONATION IN SUPPORT OF ARMENIAN FAMILIES IN NEED

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election and enthronement of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Mr. and Mrs. Alecco and Ani Bezikian, in consultation with His Holiness have decided to make a donation of one million US dollar to be used as assistance to the...

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THE CILICIA MUSEUM OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IS IN THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPMENT

As announced earlier, since its foundation 25 years ago, the Cilicia Museum of the Catholicosate of Cilicia underwent a complete renovation and reorganization, under the initiation of His Holiness Aram I and sponsored by Mrs. Garo and Sossé Eshgiyan, church members...

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“AGAINST JEHOVA’S WITNESSES”

It is with a great pleasure that we announce the release of Archbishop Zareh Aznavourian's work “Against Jehovah's Witnesses" (in Armenian), published by the Armenian Church Christian Education Department, and with the generous sponsorship of the Armenian Prelacy of...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF ARMENIA IN LEBANON

The Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon Vahagn Atebekian visited His Holiness Aram I at St. Mary’s Monastery, in Bikfaya, and discussed matters pertaining to Armenia-Diaspora relations.   His Holiness also received a phone call from Zareh Sinanyan, the High...

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U.S.A. AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON DOROTHY SHEA MET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Thursday, June 4th, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and U.S.A Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea at the headquarters of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias. The discussion covered issues related to the actual situation in Lebanon,...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF STATING SAFE DURING THE PANDEMIC AT THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL MEETING IN ANTELIAS

On Monday morning, June 1st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Religious Council of the National General Assembly. During the meeting, issues pertaining to the Armenian Church in general and the Holy See of Cilicia in particular were discussed including...

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A PHONE CONVERSATION IS HELD BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND PM OF ARMENIA MR. PASHINYAN

On Monday, June 1st, 2020, a phone conversation was held between His Holiness Aram I and the PM of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. The Catholicos wished Pashinyan and his family a speedy recovery and inquired about the situation in Armenia, specifically regarding the...

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CELEBRATING THE NAME DAY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

The first Independence of the republic of Armenia, celebrated on May 28th, is simultaneously the name day of His Holiness Aram I, who was ordained on the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia and named after the founder of the first Republic of Armenia, Aram...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES MUSLIM COMMUNITIES ON THE FEAST OF EID AL-FITR

On the occasion of the feast of Eid Al-Fitr, a major Muslim celebration, His Holiness Aram I warmly congratulates Muslim communities in Lebanon, in the Middle East, and in different parts of the world. Since the 7th century, Armenians and Muslims have lived together...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HOLDS A PHONE CONVERSATION WITH THE FORMER AND THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENTS OF ARTSAKH

On Thursday, May 21st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with Bako Sahakyan, former President of the Republic of Artsakh, and Arayik Harutyunyan, the newly-elected President.   Mr. Sahakyan and His Holiness reflected upon their close...

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