His Holiness Aram I will address the consultations on the Armenian Genocide organized by the Brussels Committee

13-15 October 2013 the Armenian Genocide Committee in Brussels is holding two meetings to discuss the just cause of the Armenians, organized by the Armenian Cause (Hay Tad) committee in Brussels.   The first consultation will address the Armenian representatives...

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Delegates of the Catholicosate of Cilicia prepare for the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches

The nine-member delegation of the Catholicosate of Cilicia to the WCC Assembly in Busan (South Korea) will include high-ranking clergy and lay women and men representing the dioceses of the Catholicosate in the Diaspora.   On 9 October 2013, the members of the...

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Bishop Shahé Panossian has been elected Primate of Lebanon

On Monday 7 October 2013, the Diocesan Council of Lebanon met at St. Nishan Church in Beirut to elect a new Primate from a short list of three names. The Council elected Bishop Shahé Panossian who had the highest number of votes.   The Bishop, who joined the...

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His Holiness Aram I decorates Mihran and Zarminé Kurdoghlian with the insignia of “Mesrob Mashdotz”

On Sunday 6 October 2013 after the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I received Mr and Mrs Kurdoghlian and guests at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate.   Bishop Khoren Toghramadjian, the Prelate of Greece...

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The representatives of the Armenian Orthodox Church attended the Oriental Orthodox and Anglican Bilateral Dialogue

3-7 October 2013, the second meeting of the Oriental Orthodox, Anglican bilateral dialogue was held in London. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, and Rev. Shahé Ananian represented the Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin, and Archibishop Nareg Alemezian and Bishop Shahé Panossian...

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The President of Armenia and their Holinesses Karekin II and Aram I discuss the outcome of the Armenian Bishops Conference

During a breakfast meeting on 27 September 2013, President Serge Sarkissian and the two Catholicoi discussed the outcomes of the Bishops conference and their impact on Church-State, Armenia-Diaspora...

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The Armenian Bishops Conference concludes its deliberations

On Friday 27 September 2013, the conference was concluded with the following decisions:   Revive the ancient tradition of making saints of the Armenian Church, and apply it to the Martyrs of the      Armenian Genocide. Approve the report of...

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The Armenian Bishops Conference begins in Holy Etchmiadzin

On Tuesday 24 September 2014, His Holiness Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians and His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia inaugurated the Conference of Armenian Bishops in Holy Etchmadzin. The conference is being attended by 62 bishops and archbishops. The...

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His Holiness Aram I leaves for Armenia

On Monday 23 September 2013, His Holiness Aram I left for Armenia to preside over the Bishops Conference with His Holiness Karekin II. The conference will be held 24-27 September and Catholicos Aram I will return on the 27th in the...

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His Holiness receives former Lebanese President Amin Gemayel

On 18 September 2013, Former President Amin Gemayel met with His Holiness Aram I at the Bikfaya monastery. Hagop Pakradouni, Armenian MP, was also present at the meeting that lasted more than an hour. They discussed the situation in Lebanon and Syria and also the...

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