WCC URGES UNESCO TO PROTECT RELIGIOUS, CULTURAL MONUMENTS IN ARTSAKH

H.E. Audrey Azoulay Director-General UNESCO   Madame Director-General,     Re: Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh’s Armenian historical, religious and cultural heritage     The World Council of Churches is a global fellowship of churches in over...

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MECC DECLERATION: JUSTICE FOR ARTSAKH

  The six weeks of bloody armed conflict that occurred a few weeks ago in Artsakh- Armenian name of Nagorno -Karabakh- ended with a ceasefire, in effect as of midnight November 9-10, as well as with a deal that leaves the region short of a clear and sustainable and...

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I APPEALS TO REJECT THE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN, AND TO REFRAIN FROM ALL ACTIONS THAT CAN LEAD TO INTERNAL COMMOTION

In his recent pontifical address, His Holiness Aram I appealed to the Armenian people to “refuse the document signed by Armenia and Azerbaijan through the mediation of Russia, which clearly goes beyond a ceasefire agreement, and is full of uncertainties and...

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A MEETING WITH THE CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD

  On Friday, November 13th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the Cilician brotherhood meeting, held at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate, where he briefed the situation in Artsakh and his thoughts on the matter, which he will publicly announce in...

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A PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ARMEN SARKISSIAN

On Friday, November 13th, 2020, a phone conversation was held between His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and the President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, who suggested to His Holiness to declare Sunday, November 22nd, Remembrance Day for the fallen heroes in defense of the...

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE HOMENETMEN CENTRAL COMMITTEE AND THE DEPUTY MAYOR OF THE ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX

On Thursday, November 5th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the Homenetmen Central Committee accompanied by Arthur Khandjian, Deputy Mayor of the Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.   At the initiative of the Deputy Mayor, a program to aid the Lebanese...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HAD A MEETING WITH HIS EMINENCE JOSEPH SPITERI THE APOSTOLIC NONCE IN LEBANON

This evening, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I met H.E. Joseph Spiteri and exposed to him the conflict of the Republic of Artsakh in its historical and political context.   Speaking about the aggression of Azerbaijan against the peaceful population of Artsakh, His...

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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARMENIAN ARMY

On Saturday morning, October 31st, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the meeting of Religious Council of Central Council of the National General Assembly held in Antelias.   His Holiness commenced by briefing the Council on the latest developments...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANGLICAN–ORIENTAL ORTHODOX INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION MEETING

The Anglican–Oriental Orthodox International Commission held a virtual meeting on October 27th, 2020, in lieu of its yearly gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate, and V. Rev. Fr. Zareh Sarkissian,...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF WORLD CHRISTIAN COMMUNIONS

The annual Conference of Secretaries of World Christian Communions held a virtual meeting on October 20th to the 22nd, 2020, in lieu of its yearly gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate, participated on...

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THE ONLY PERMANENT SOLUTION TO THE ARTSAKH ISSUE IS THE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARTSAKH” ARAM A. CATHOLICOS

On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received a delegation from the Lebanese Forces (LF) party composed of members of the Lebanese Parliament and former ministers.   The aim of the visit was to express the solidarity of the LF party and...

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVES THE HAMAZKAYIN CENTRAL COMMITTEE

On Saturday, October 24th, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the Hamazkayin Central Committee headed by Dr. Meguerditch Meguerditchian.   During the meeting, they discussed the activities of the Hamazkayin Cultural and Educational Society through its...

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