“THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT IS IN SEARCH OF NEW IDENTITY AND SELF-ARTICULATION” H.H. ARAM I

On Monday 27th January, His Holiness Aram I gave a lecture on "The challenges facing the ecumenical movement" at the Near East School of Theology. Hereunder the outline of the lecture.- PART I A) What are the challenges of the Ecumenical movement?...  Ecumenism is...

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The Central Committee of the Catholicosate of Cilicia sets priorities for 2014

25 January 2014. Following the meeting of the Council of Religion, the Council of Laity met under the Presidency of His Holiness Aram I. The members reviewed the programmes and budgets proposed by the General Assembly and approved the following priorities for 2014:...

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His Holiness Aram I Presides over the meeting of The Council of Religion

On Thursday 23 January, Catholicos Aram I presided over the one-day meeting of the Council of Religion. The Council consists of 13 clergy including Diocesan Bishops. The Council met for the first time since the last National Assembly of the Catholicosate and its task...

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Christians in the Middle East must preserve their past and protect their present and future stated Aram I

20 January 2014. During the Ecumenical and International Consultation on Syria organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) 15-17 January in Geneva, participants also discussed the problem of emigration of Christians from the Middle East.   His Holiness Aram...

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His Holiness Aram I at the Ecumenical and International Consultation on Syria organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC)

15-17 January 2014, Catholicos Aram I took part in the consultation held at the WCC in Geneva Switzerland. The participants included religious leaders from Syria and the Middle East Council of Churches, representatives from churches from countries of the Action Group...

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The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches meets with His Holiness Aram I in Geneva

Upon the arrival of Catholicos Aram I in Geneva, the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit and the staff responsible for the Middle East, met with His Holiness at his hotel to discuss the agenda of the WCC Ecumenical and...

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His Holiness Aram I meets with the President of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Switzerland

On 16 January 2014, Rev. Dr. Gottfried Locher, President of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FEPS), and Rev. Serge Fornerod, Director of International and Ecumenical Relations of FEPS, met with His Holiness Aram I in Geneva. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian and...

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Officials visiting His Holiness Aram I on Armenian Christmas discuss the situation in Lebanon and the Middle East

According to the established tradition, religious and political officials, as well as representatives of civil society and interreligious associations visit Antelias to express their good wishes to Catholicos Aram I and the Armenian community. The visit this year was...

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HASK – November,December 2013

HASK - November - December 2013 read here ...

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“The Revival of the Armenian Community in Syria is a priority for All Armenians,” States His Holiness Aram I in His Christmas Message

On Monday 6 January His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Holy Liturgy and gave his Christmas message to the faithful at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral. His Holiness stressed the theme of peace, following the message of Jesus the Prince of Peace in his parables and...

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His Holiness Aram I receives donations from Mr. and Mrs. Hagop Chilinguirian

On the eve of the New Year, Mr. and Mrs. Hagop Chiliguirian donated US $ 200,000 in appreciation for the witness and outreach of the Catholicosate of Cilicia to the community. In consultation with His Holiness Aram I, the couple allocated US $ 100,000 as seed money...

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His Holiness Aram I appoints Patriarchal Vicars for Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates

On the eve of the New Year and Christmas feasts, Catholicos Aram I confirmed the appointments of Rt. Rev. Masis Choboyan (born 1975 and ordained 1997) as the Vicar in Kuwait and Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian (born 1983 and ordained 2006) as the Vicar of the United Arab...

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