Ordination and Consecration of Bishops in Antelias

26 April 2014. The ordination ceremony began Saturday evening in the Cathedral where His Holiness Aram I presided over the ritual of the examination of the faith of Very Rev. Meghrig Parikian (Prelacy of Canada), Very Rev. Krikor Chiftjian (Prelacy of Aderbadagan in...

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His Holiness Aram I receives a delegation of Roman Catholic Bishops from Germany

25 April 2014. A delegation of German Bishops, headed by Archbishop Ludwig Schick, met with His Holiness Aram I as part of their fact-finding trip in the region. They wanted to hear from His Holiness about the situation of Christians in the Middle East. After...

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“Armenians do not want sympathy or mercy from the Turkish authorities; they demand the recognition of the Genocide and Reparations,” Said His Holiness Aram I

24 April 2014. On Thursday, following the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, the faithful attended the requiem service in memory of the martyrs in front of the Memorial Chapel.   His Holiness Aram I presided over the service...

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“Do not be afraid … He is risen from the dead”

20 April 2014. On Easter Sunday, Armenian members of the Lebanese parliament, ministers civil society representatives and more than a thousand faithful attended the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I based his Easter...

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Members of the Brotherhood of the Catholicosate of Cilicia assist in Holy Week Services in all Dioceses

This year again His Holiness Aram I assigned the priests serving at the Catholicosate to assist in the services at the dioceses and parishes in Lebanon, Latakia (Syria), Cyprus, Tehran, Montreal (Canada) and...

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Commemoration of the Parable of the Ten Maidens in Antelias

15 April 2014. On Great and Holy Tuesday during the evening service, the Armenian Orthodox Church commemorated the parable of the Ten Maidens in Antelias.  After prayers and hymns on the theme, reminding the faithful to be prepared for the Day of Judgment, the priest...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Chairman of the Higher Judicial Council of Lebanon

16 April 2014. On Wednesday evening Judge Jean Fahed met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. They discussed the situation in Lebanon and problems related to the judiciary and the confessional courts. In relation to the confessional courts, His Holiness emphasized the...

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The 12th General Assembly of the Brotherhood of the Catholicosate of Cilicia was held in Antelias 3-4 April 2014 “Taking the Church to the people and building the church of the people is our mission,” said His Holiness Aram I

The members of the Brotherhood met at the Meeting Hall of the Gulbenkian Museum in Antelias under the leadership of His Holiness Aram I. Following the election of the officers of the Assembly, in his opening message, the Catholicos Aram I reminded the clergy that such...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Baroness Valerie Amos , the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief

2 April 2014. On Wednesday evening the UN-Undersecretary Baroness Valerie Amos, who was on a one-day visit to Lebanon to discuss the status of Syrian refugees, met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias.   His Holiness Aram I welcomed the Under-Secretary and...

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The Council of Religion and the Prelates of all Dioceses of the Catholicosate of Cilicia meet in Antelias

1 April 2014. In the morning His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Council of Religion with the participation of all the Prelates.   The members of the Council received reports on ecumenical and interfaith activities of the church, discussed...

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His Holiness Aram I congratulates Syriac Orthodox Patriarch-elect Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim

31 March 2014. On Monday the morning His Holiness Aram I accompanied by the Prelates of the Dioceses of Lebanon, Syria and Tehran, visited Patriarch-elect Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim at the Atchaneh Monastery in Lebanon.   During their conversation they discussed the...

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Kurt Cardinal Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity visits His Holiness Aram I

29 March 2014. On Saturday morning, Cardinal Kurt Koch, accompanied by his staff and the Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon Gabriele Giordano Caccia, visited His Holiness Aram I. Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, the Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate, was also present at the...

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