Meetings of His Holiness Aram I at his Summer Residence in Bikfaya

During the week Catholicos Aram I held several meeting with religious and political personalities. Jean-Louis Kordahi, a former member of the Lebanese government, met with him to discuss projects related to the property of the Catholicosate in Byblos and issues linked...

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Khatchik Babikian Foundation 2014 Graduation in Armenian Studies and Distribution of Inter-School Competition Awards

On Sunday 06 July 2014, following the Holy Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I presided over the ceremony held at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate. The ceremony recognized the winners of the inter-school competition in Armenian language and culture and the successful...

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The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches begins its Post-10th Assembly deliberations

2 July 2014. The representatives of the two Holy Sees of the Armenian Orthodox Church (the Holy See of Cilicia and the Holy See of Etchmiadzin) are participating in the meetings of the Central Committee.   Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Director of Ecumenical...

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Visitors and Meetings with His Holiness Aram I

On Wednesday 2 July 2014, the Chairperson of the Tekeyan Cultural Association, the Committee of Founders, former member of Parliament, Hagop Kassardjian, and Michael Vahejian, Chairperson of the Lebanon Branch of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party, Ramgavar, visited...

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Representatives of the Catholicosate of Cilicia will attend the meetings of the Governing Bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

The Central Committee of the WCC will meet in Geneva 2-8 July 2014. This is the first meeting of the Committee that was elected during the 10th Assembly in Busan South Korea in 2013. It will adopt the post-Assembly vision statement and set priorities for the next seven...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the General Secretary of the Middle East Council of churches (MECC)

On Sunday 29 June 2014 MECC General Secretary, Dr Michel Jalkh, met with his Holiness Aram I in his office. As one of the Presidents of the Council, the Catholicos was briefed by Dr Jalkh on the activities of the MECC and on the recent ecumenical meeting with partners...

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His Holiness Aram I receives Ignatius Aphrem II, the new Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, and his delegation

On Saturday 26 June, H.B Ignatius Aphrem II made an official visit to the Catholicosate of Cilicia and met with H.H. Catholicos Aram I.   After canonical prayers at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, His Holiness the Patriarch and the accompanying...

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Thanksgiving Prayers to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the Election of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia

On Sunday 26 June, the liturgy was devoted to the celebration of the 19th anniversary celebration of the election of His Holiness Aram I as Catholicos. During the thanksgiving prayers priests read Biblical passages and special prayers wishing health to the Catholicos...

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