HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES THE NEWLY-APPOINTED NORWEGIAN AMBASSADOR

On Friday morning, October 11th, His Holiness Aram I received the newly-appointed Norwegian Ambassador to Lebanon H.E. Ms. ‪Leni Stenseth.   His Holiness briefed the ambassador about the situation in the Middle East and Lebanon, as well as about the Armenian...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CLOSELY FOLLOWING THE SITUATION IN ARMENIAN POPULATED AREAS OF SYRIA AFFECTED BY THE INVASION OF TURKISH ARMY

His Holiness Aram I is in constant contact with the Catholicosal Vicar Rev. Fr. Levon Yeghiayan midst the Turkish military offensive in Syria and the humanitarian catastrophe it is causing.   Fr. Levon detailed the Catholicos about the situation stating that the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On October 8th, 2019, the Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan visited His Holiness Aram I and delivered him a letter on behalf of the President of the Artsakh Republic Pako Sahakian. The meeting was also an opportunity totalk about the current phase of...

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PRIESTHOOD ORDINATION AT SAINTS FORTY MARTYRS CATHEDRAL IN ALEPPO

On Sunday, October 6th, 2019, under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I, an ordination and consecration ceremony was performed by Bishop Masis Zoboyan, Prelate of Peria (Syria), with V. Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian as sponsor priest, during the Divine Liturgy at Sts. Forty...

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A MEETING IN GENEVA BETWEEN PRESIDENT ARMEN SARKISSIAN AND HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Sunday, October 6th, a meeting was held in Geneva between the President of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Armen Sarkissian and His Holiness Aram I. The meeting was followed by a...

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THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UN OFFICE FOR SYRIA MET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I IN GENEVA

On October 5th, 2019, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and the representatives of the UN office for Syria, in Geneva. The focus of discussion was the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution (2254) which calls the drafting of a new constitution...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS HIS CONCLUDING REMARKS AT THE THEOLOGICAL DISCUSSION HELD IN UTRECHT

The two-days theological discussion between the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia and the Union of Utrecht was concluded on Thursday afternoon, October 3rd, 2019.   These sessions commenced two years ago at the Catholicosate, in Antelias, upon the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS A LECTURE IN UTRECHT

Continuing his official visit to the Netherlands, on Wednesday morning, October 2nd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I, along with the Archbishop of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands, Joris Vercammen, met with the Chair of the parliament committee of the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I IN THE NETHERLANDS

Upon the invitation of the Archbishop of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands, Joris Vercammen, His Holiness Aram I departed to the Netherlands.   At the airport, the Catholicos was received by the Archbishop and, together with the delegation...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DEPARTS TO SWITZERLAND AND THE NETHERLANDS

At the invitation of The Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands His Holiness Aram I departed to the Netherlands. He will give two lectures on ecumenism and the Middle East and preside over a meeting aimed at discussion of theological and socio-ethical issues.  ...

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CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD MEETING

On Friday evening, September 27th, 2019, a Cilician brotherhood meeting was held at St. Mary Monastery in Bikfaya presided over His Holiness Aram I, and attended by 5 bishops and 20 vartabeds (priests).   Delivering the welcoming remarks, His Holiness expressed his...

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THE RENOVATIONS OF THE CATHEDRAL AND THE MUSEUM ARE IN PROGRESS

His Holiness Aram I is closely following the renovation of the Cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator and the Cilicia Museum that are kindly being funded by church members from the Western Prelacy, namely by Mr. and Mrs. Hovsep & Elizabeth Boyadjian and Mr. and...

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