2011: Year of the Armenian Child

To the Diocesan Prelates, Clergy, Community Leaders, and Faithful of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia   We greet you with pontifical blessings, warm Christian love, and ardent national feelings. At the threshold of the New Year, we wish you a year...

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2010: Year of the Armenian Woman

ARMENIAN CATHOLICOSATE OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA   YEAR OF THE ARMENIAN WOMAN 2010   MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I, CATHOLICOS OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA   ANTELIAS   To the Diocesan Prelates, Clergymen, National Authorities, And the Armenian...

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Article by His Holiness Aram I published in the 24 April 2009 issue of L’Orient le Jour

LA VÉRITÉ EFFRAIE MAIS RECONCILIE   S.S. Catholicos Aram I   La vérité est une valeur sacrée. Cette affirmation constitue le  dénominateur commun de multiples conceptions, définitions et formulations de la vérité.   La vérité est le...

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2009: Year of the Youth

ARMENIAN CATHOLICOSATE OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA   YEAR OF THE YOUTH 2009   MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I, CATHOLICOS OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA ANTELIAS   To the Diocesan Prelates, Clergymen, National Authorities, And the Armenian...

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Living as a community with Islam – Concerns, challenges and promises

This is the text of a keynote lecture delivered by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I at an ecumenical consultation, organized by the World Council of Churches, together with Secretaries of Christian World Communions 18.20 October 2008, Geneva, Switzerland.   LIVING AS...

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2008: Year of Christian Education

2008 "YEAR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION"   PONTIFICAL MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I   To the Diocesan Prelates, Clergymen, National Representative Assemblies, and the Armenian Faithful of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia   On the...

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A Message from His Holiness Aram I to the Fourth Annual Session of the World Public Forum – “Dialogue of Civilizations”, September 27-October 1, 2006, Rhodes, Greece

A MESSAGE FROM HIS HOLINESS ARAM I TO THE FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE WORLD PUBLIC FORUM "DIALOGUE OF CIVILIZATIONS" (September 27-October 1, 2006, Rhodes, Greece)   I warmly welcome the Fourth Annual Meeting of the World Public Forum "Dialogue  of...

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The Message of His Holiness Aram I addressed to the Inter-religious conference organized by the Russian Orthodox Church, 3–5 July 2006, Moscow

THE MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ADDRESSED TO THE INTER-RELIGIOUS CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 3–5 July 2006, Moscow   I would like to express my warm thanks to His Holiness Alexy II, for inviting me to this important gathering of...

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The concluding remarks of His Holiness Aram I at the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches on 23rd February 2006, Porte Alegre, Brazil

Is Another World Possible?   These are the concluding remarks of His Holiness Aram I at the 9th Assembly of the World Council of Churches on 23rd February 2006,  Porte Alegre, Brazil.   “God, in your grace, transform the world”.   With these...

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Report of the Moderator 2006 – WCC 9th Assembly- 14 to 23 February 2006 – Porto Alegre, Brazil

The full text of the report of the WCC Moderator His Holiness Aram I Catholicos of Cilicia, addressed to the WCC 9th Assembly held in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 14-23 February 2006.   World Council of Churches 9th Assembly 14 to 23 February 2006 Porto Alegre,...

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The summary of the Pontifical Message of His Holiness Aram I

TO THE PRELATES, NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLIES OF THE NORTH AMERICAN PRELACIES    I greet you from the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias, Lebanon, with Christian love and Pontifical blessing.   I spent almost six weeks with you in...

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