A DRUZE SECT DELEGATION VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, July 26th, 2019, a delegation representing the Druze sect visited His Holiness Aram I and extended to His Holiness an invitation on behalf of Sheikh Aql Druze Sheikh Naim Hassan for the Christian-Muslim Summit to be held on the coming Tuesday.   During...

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THE ARMENIAN PRELATE OF TEHRAN PARTICIPATES AT THE CHRISTIAN CONFERENCE OF ASIA REPRESENTING THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILCIA

16th to 19th of July, 2019, the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) held its annual executive committee meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian participated at this meeting on behalf of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.   The meetings commenced with...

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THE COMMITTEE OF THE LEBANESE FORCES VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Wednesday evening, July 24th, 2019, the committee of the Lebanese Forces visited His Holiness Aram I. After extending the Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea’s greetings and his respects to the Lebanese Armenian Community, the committee briefed the Catholicos the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES DR. AVEDIS DAKESSIAN

On Friday, July 19th, 2019, Dr. Avedis Dakessian, Representative of the Central Committee of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party. They discussed issues pertaining the Armenia-Diaspora relations and matters concerning the party. Moreover, Dr. Dakessian briefed His...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I COMMENDED THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF IN DEFENSE OF CHRISTIANS IN WASHINGTON

On Thursday morning, July 18th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I commended the accomplishments of In Defense of Christians (IDC) team in Washington in his speech addressing Toufiq Baaklini, president and chair of IDC.     On the previous day, by the initiative of In...

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THE ARTISTS OF THE SUMMER FESTIVAL ENTITLED “CHARMING ARMENIA IN BIKFAYA” VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Monday, July 15th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a delegation of artists from the Republic of Armenia who took part in a summer festival in Bikfaya, under the title “Charming Armenia in Bikfaya.”   The artists and His Holiness talked about the importance...

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THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON IN BIKFAYA

Vahagn Atabekyan, the ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Lebanon, visits His Holiness Aram I, in his summer residence in Bikfaya.   The visit was an opportunity to evaluate the Pan-Armenian Conference on Armenian Media and Press, which took place the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS A LECTURE TO THE YOUTH OF THE ECUMENICAL INSTITUTE FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

On the evening of Friday, July 12th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I delivered a lecture to a group of young representatives of Middle East Churches from the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East. The lecture entitled “The Church in the Current world.”   His...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS THE ARMENIAN MONASTERY “MAGARAVANK” IN NORTHERN CYPRUS

Friday, June 28th, 2019 became a significant date for His Holiness Aram I, because it is the day that the Catholicos took the risk and crossed the border to the Northern Cyprus, occupied by Turkey, and paid a visit to  the Armenian historical and spiritual centers....

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RENOVATIONS AT THE “CILICIA” MUSEUM

Renovations for the “Cilicia” Museum of the Catholicosate of Cilicia commenced. Upon the request of His Holiness Aram I, Mr. Garo Eshkiyan, chair of the executive council of the Western Prelacy, will be sponsoring the renovation. Note that the restoration process...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE COMMITTEES OF AREK, KNAR AND ARIN DANCE TROUPES

On Monday, July 8th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received, in Bikfaya, the committees of the three Lebanese Armenian dance troupes: “Arek” from “Nor Serount” Cultural Association, “Knar” from Hamazkayin Educational and Cultural Society and “Arin” from...

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THE NEWLY FORMED COMMITTEE OF THE SHNORHALI CHOIR MEET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019, the newly formed committee of the “Shnorhali” choir of the Catholicosate of Cilicia met with His Holiness Aram I, in his summer residence in Bikfaya. The committee was headed by the conductor Rev. Fr. Zaven Najarian.   The Catholicos...

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