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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Delegates of the Catholicosate of Cilicia attend the conference on “Theological Reflections on Diakonia for the 21st Century” of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)

17-18 September, a delegation of young priests, headed by Rev. Ghevont Pentezian, participated in a conference organized by the Department on Diakonia and Social Justice of the MECC. Participants included representatives of member churches and civil society...

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The Council of Religion of the Catholicosate of Cilicia meets in Antelias to set its agenda and is briefed on the forthcoming Armenian Bishops Conference by His Holiness Aram I

On 16 September 2013, the Council of Religion of the Executive Committee of the Catholicosate met under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I at the monastery in Bikfaya.   After studying the programme adopted by the recent National Assembly of the...

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His Holiness Aram I continues to supervise Renovation and Reconstruction of Armenian Genocide Monuments in Antelias, Bikfaya and Byblos

His Holiness Aram I, assisted by the Executive Council of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, is continuing to work with architects and artists to restore Genocide monuments and redesign others. The work is planned to end by the beginning of 2015 and will be ready for the...

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His Holiness Aram I decorates Kevork Bebedjian

13 September 2013. Following a concert in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I decorated the nationally acclaimed classical and traditional singer with the insignia of “St. Mesrob Mashdotz”. In his Letter of Blessing, Catholicos Aram I described Kevork Bebedjian as a...

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The newly elected committee of Armenian Church University Association (ACUSA) met with His Holiness Aram I

On Thursday 12 September 2013, the committee of ACUSA met with His Holiness Aram I and presented their programme. After a brief discussion, the Catholicos complimented them on their mission as Armenian university students and encouraged them to motivate many more young...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia participated in the preparatory meetings of the 10th Assembly Committees of the World Council of Churches

8-11 September 2013, Archbishop Nareg Alemezian attended the meetings of the leaders of “Ecumenical Conversations” to take place during the Assembly in Busan, Republic of South Korea, from 30 October to 8 November 2013. While in Geneva, the Archbishop also met with...

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