THE ARMENIAN CHURCH PARTICIPATES IN THE INTERNATIONAL ECUMENICAL YOUTH MEETING – LEBANON 2019

The International Ecumenical Youth Meeting gathered more than 1600 young participants from over 44 countries around the globe.   It took place from March 22nd to the 26th, and was organized through the collaboration of the MECC, the churches in Lebanon, and the...

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THE INTERNATIONAL ECUMENICAL YOUTH MEETING PARTICIPANTS VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

  On Sunday March 24th, participants of the International Ecumenical Youth Meeting, organized by the Taize Community in collaboration with the Churches in Lebanon and the Middle East Council of Churches, attended Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SYRIAC PATRIARCH AND THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY IN CYPRUS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RESPECTIVELY

On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Archimandrite Jack Yacoub, Representative of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, and Vartkes Mahdessian, the representative of the Armenian Community in the Cyprus House of Representatives,...

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ECUMENICAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING IN ANTELIAS

On Friday, March 22nd, 2019, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the newly formed Ecumenical Relations Committee of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of Tehran, was the chair, and V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian,...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW

On Thursday, March 21st, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received H.E. Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and Western Europe, Special Representative of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, accompanied by the Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarch in Athens....

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A PRESS CONFERENCE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ECUMENICAL YOUTH MEETING 2019

On Tuesday March 12th, 2019, a press conference was held for the official launching of the International Ecumenical Youth Meeting, that is organized through the collaboration of the MECC, the churches in Lebanon, and the Taizé Ecumenical Brotherhood. The meeting will...

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THE ARMENIAN CHURCH, CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA, PARTICIPATED AT THE WCC COMMISSION OF THE CHURCHES ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

The 56th meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) took place on February 24-28, 2019, in Bali, Indonesia. Prof. Nora Bayrakdarian Kabakian, member of the CCIA representing the Holy See of Cilicia,...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES AT THE KAICIID EXCOM MEETING

The 1st meeting of 2019 of the Executive Committee of KAICIID, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, was held on March 1st and 2nd in Lebanon. The Catholicosate of Cilicia participated at this meeting with its...

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ECUMENICAL PRAYER WITH TAIZÉ COMMUNITY IN ANTELIAS

In anticipation to the first ever Taizé Youth Gathering in Lebanon (March 22-26), the organizers (MECC and the Churches in Lebanon) are holding monthly Ecumenical Prayers.    The Ecumenical prayer of February was hosted on Friday, February 22nd, 2019, by the...

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“UNITY DOES NOT MEAN UNIFORMITY; IT MEANS HARMONY IN DIVERSITY” HIS HOLINESS ARAM

The conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Lebanon took place at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral on January 27th, 2019, in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the ceremony, and present were leaders from different Christian churches and...

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THE ARMENIAN CHURCH, CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA, PARTICIPATES IN THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANS OF THE ORIENT

On Tuesday, December 11th, Bishop Masis Zoboyan, Prelate of Kuwait and the Neighboring Countries, represented the Catholicosate of Cilicia at the Paris International Conference on “Ending Discrimination Against Christians and Minorities in the Orient,” organized by...

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WSCF-ME VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Saturday, November 24th, 2018, the World Student Christian Federation – Lebanese Ecumenical Youth Committee (WSCF-ME) visited His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. The committee, who had held its assembly at the Catholicosate prior to the meeting, was headed by the...

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