His Holiness Aram I in Kavala and Xanthi

The small Armenian community in Kavala received His Holiness with great joy at the Holy Cross Church. After the Canonical prayer Mrs. Mannik Asherian, a member of the Church Council, welcomed the Catholicos and said that it was the first time a Catholicos had ever...

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His Holiness Aram I meets Greek Politicians in Thessaloniki

On Thursday morning, Catholicos Aram I and his entourage, accompanied by the local leadership of the Armenian community, visited Apostolos Tsitsikostas, the Governor of the Macedonia region. After greeting the guests, the governor spoke of the social and political...

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His Holiness Aram I and his delegation travel to Northern Greece to visit Thessaloniki and other Towns

On Wednesday 24 September, His Holiness Aram I and his entourage, which includes representatives of the community, arrived in Thessaloniki. Rev. Stepannos Pashayan, the priest of the Armenian Church St Mary and the lay leadership of the community welcomed him. The...

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His Holiness Aram I visits the Embassy of Armenia in Greece

His Holiness Aram I visited the Embassy of Armenia in Athens and met with Ambassador, Gaguik Ghaladijian.  The Catholicos was accompanied by Archbishop Khoren Toghtamadjian, Prelate of Greece, V. Rev. Housig Mardirossian, the Ecumenical Officer, Mr. Ara Mangoyan,...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with the Prime Minister of Greece

22 September 2014. On the day of his arrival, His Holiness Aram I, his entourage, the Prelate Archbishop Khoren Toghtramadjian, as well as representatives of the Armenian community, met with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.   The Catholicos Aram I thanked the...

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His Holiness Aram I Condemns the Destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria)

22 September 2014. On Monday, upon his arrival in Athens His Holiness Aram I received the news of the destruction of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Church in Der Zor (Syria).   The Catholicos said that the destruction of the Church, the Museum and the compound,...

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His Holiness Aram I Is Welcomed in Athens

22 September 2014. Upon his arrival at the Athens Airport, Catholicos Aram I was met by the representative of the Head of the Church of Greece, the Armenian Prelate Archbishop Khoren Toghtakadjian, the representative of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the...

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His Holiness Aram I Explores Legal Options for Actions against Turkey

On Friday, 19 September 2014, in his address at the opening session of the Armenia-Diaspora Pan Armenian Conference, His Holiness Aram I said that the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide urges Armenians to adopt new strategies for the pursuit of...

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His Holiness Aram I on a Pastoral visit to Greece

22 September 2014. His Holiness Aram I has left for a ten-day pastoral visit to Greece, in response to the invitation of the Prelate, Archbishop Khoren Toghramadjian, and the Church Council.   During his stay the Catholicos will visit the diocesan churches in the...

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The Ambassador of Greece to Lebanon meets with His Holiness Aram I  

On Saturday 20 September 2014, Ambassador Dr. Katerina Boura met with His Holiness Aram I to discuss his forthcoming official visit to Greece and the recent visit of Middle East Patriarchs to Washington.   At the end of the meeting, Catholicos Aram I thanked the...

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His Holiness Aram I Leaves for Armenia

18 September 2014. On Wednesday evening, His Holiness Aram I left for Armenia to attend the Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian meeting. He will be accompanied by the prelates and representatives of the Diocesan Councils of the Holy See of Cilicia.   Catholicos Aram I...

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