THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE PLANNING OF THE 11TH ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

The Assembly Planning Committee of The World Council of Churches, which was appointed by the Central Committee in 2018, met online from March 23rd to the 25th, to continue planning the WCC 11th Assembly, which will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany, from August 31st to...

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HIS HOLINESS MOR IGNATIUS APHREM II VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Sunday, April 4th, 2021, on the occasion of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church paid a visit to His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. H.H. Aphrem...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE MEETING FOR WCC’S COMMISSION ON WORLD MISSION AND EVANGELISM

The Commissioners of the World Council of Churches’ Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) held their 4-day meeting from March 4-5 and 8-9, 2021.  Participants of the meeting consisted of 25 Commissioners from all over the world from various Church...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ONLINE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

On Thursday February 25th, 2021, The Executive Committee of the Middle Eastern Council of churches held an online meeting. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy in Tehran, and Dr. Jean Salmanian, both members of the Executive Committee, attended...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF CHRISTIAN WORLD COMMUNIONS

The Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held a virtual executive session meeting on January 29th, 2021. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate and member of the conference, participated on behalf of the Catholicosate of...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ASSEMBLY WORSHIP PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

The Worship Planning Committee of the WCC’s next General Assembly held its second meeting virtually, from January 11th to the 15th, 2021, in lieu of its planned physical gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the...

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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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REPORT OF THE CONSULTATION – “TOWARDS A MORE RESPONSIVE AND INCLUSIVE ECUMENICAL VISION”

REPORT OF THE CONSULTATION   This report is the product of a meeting of thirty veteran ecumenists, church leaders who have had long and deep commitment to the ecumenical cause, hosted in Antelias, Lebanon from January 31-February 2, 2020 by His Holiness Aram I....

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE CATHOLIC AND ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES

On January 26th to February the 1st , a theological dialogue was held between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. On behalf of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, HE Archbishop Khajag...

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“THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT MUST SEEK AN INCLUSIVE AND RESPONSIVE VISION” H.H. ARAM I

Addressing the international ecumenical consultation taking place at the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I said: " As a future-oriented movement, the ecumenical movement calls us to read the signs of the times and seek the right way to...

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THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE GATHERING OF “PILGRIMAGE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE” COMMISION

On behalf of the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia, V. Rev. Fr. Keghart Kosbakian participated in the 6th gathering of the "Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace" commission of the World Council of Churches (WCC), held on January 13th to the 23rd, 2020, in Fiji.  ...

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