His Holiness Aram I continues to monitor the fate of the two kidnapped metropolitans in Aleppo

Upon receiving the news of the kidnapping of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Paul Yazig,i and the Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan, Yohanna Ibrahim, His Holiness Aram I contacted the two patriarchates. Since then he has been monitoring the fate of the two...

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Joint Statement

His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians, Holy See of Etchmiadzin His Holiness Aram I Catholicos of Cilicia, Holy See of Cilicia   We demand that Turkey return our confiscated Churches and Church Properties     In 2015, Armenians living in...

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“We demand that Turkey return our churches and all other confiscated properties” His Holiness Aram I

On Wednesday 24 April 2013, after the Holy Liturgy and the Memorial Service in front of the Martyr’s Chapel, His Holiness Aram I addressed the thousands of people who had come to honour their martyrs.    The Catholicos said, “The memory of our...

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“We deeply appreciate the solidarity of swiss people for their solidarity during the Armenian Genocide”

On Sunday 22 April 2013, His Holiness Aram I organzed a special reception in honor of the President of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Switzerland Dr. Gottfried Locher at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate. Catholicos Aram I had invited Dr. Locher and...

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The board of Armenofas meets in Antelias

Upon the invitation of His Holiness Aram I the Board of the Swiss Armenian Foundation met at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias.   The Fund was established by the Swiss Friends of the Armenians during the Genocide to assist the survivors. After several...

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Pope Francis writes to Catholicos Aram I

Following his enthronization, Pope Francis wrote to His Holiness Aram I and thanked him for the delegation he sent at his enthronement ceremony. Here is the text of the letter of His Holiness.   To His Holiness Aram I Catholicos of Cilicia of the Armenians  ...

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The publishing houses of the Catholicosate of Cilicia and Vahe Setian of Hamazkain at the London book fair

During the recent Book Fair held at Earl Court in London from 15 to 17 April 2013, the two Publishing Houses exhibited their publications in Armenian and other languages on Church History, history of the Armenians and other documents related to the Armenian Genocide....

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The Catholicostae of Cilicia co-organizes an international conference on Monasticism in the Armenian Church

The University in Salzburg in cooperation with the Holy See of Etchmiadzin and the Holy See of Cilicia organized an international conference on “Monasticism in the Armenian Churches” from 14-17 April 2013.   The conference began with a Benedictine vespers at...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the representatives of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I

On Tuesday 16 April 2013, His Eminence Metropolitan George Saliba and representatives of the Syriac Orthodox community met with His Holiness Aram I. After transmitting the brotherly greetings of the Patriarch, the Metropolitan introduced the representatives from...

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A special event commemorating late Catholicos Zareh I and Khoren I

“THE TWO CATHOLICOI SERVED THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA WITH LOYALTY AND SELFLESS DEVOTION” SAID HIS HOLINESS ARAM I   2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Zareh I and the 30th anniversary of Khoren I. A special event organized by His Holiness...

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The Executive Committee of the MECC meets in Antelias

As a President of the MECC, His Holiness Aram I presided over and hosted the meeting. The meeting began with a business session, during which the church representatives discussed administrative and financial issues, the situation of Christians in Syria and Egypt,...

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Representatives of the Catholicosate of Cilicia assist the inaugural ceremony of the President of Armenia

Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of the Armenian Diocese of Tehran, and Rev. Papken Charian, Prelate of the Armenian Diocese of Isphahan, attended the ceremony on behalf of His Holiness Aram I....

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