Representatives of His Holiness Aram I at the International Conference on “United Against Violence in the Name of Religions”

18-19 November 2014, Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of the Diocese of Peria (Syria), and V. Rev. Housig Mardirossian, Director of Ecumenical Relations, represented His Holiness Aram I who was invited as keynote speaker but could not attend because of a previous...

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Communiqué of the Armenian Bishops Conference

The Annual Conference of the Armenian Bishops was held under the leadership of Holinesses Karekin II and Aram I at the Holy Etchmiadzin with the participation of 61 Bishops from Armenia and Diaspora.   On 11 November the conference began with vespers at the...

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Armenian Apostolic Church the Bishops Conference Declaration

We praise the Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit for having enabled us to meet at the Holy Etchmiadzin on threshold of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, under the guidance of the Catholicoi Karekin II and Aram I to discuss...

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The Armenian Bishops Conference Condemns the Downing of the Military Helicopter by Azerbaijan at the Karabagh boarder

13 November 2014. Upon hearing the news, the bishops prayed for the three-crew members, Major Sergei Sahakian and Lieutenants Sarkis Nazarian and Azad Sahakian, who were killed, and presented their condolences to their families.   The two Catholicoi also requested...

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The 2014 Armenian Bishops Conference Begins with a Pilgrimage to the “Dzidzernagapert,” the Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument

The conference scheduled for 11-13 November 2014 opened on Monday 10 November with a visit to the “Dzidzernagapert” Monument, led by the two Holinesses Karekin II and Aram I.   After laying the wreaths in silence, the two Catholicoi held a memorial service in...

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HASK – October 2014

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His Holiness Aram I at the United Arab Emirates

Following His visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Holiness Aram I continued his pastoral visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In Abu Dhabi and Dubai he met with the Catholical Vicar, Very Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian and the Diocesan Representatives, and he...

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His Holiness Aram I Prays with the Faithful, Meets the Youth and Parishioners and Visits Organizations

24 – 26 October 2104. His Holiness Aram I spent his last weekend in Tehran meeting with members of the community and praying with them.   On Friday the 24th, he presided over the Holy Liturgy at St. Sarkis Church and preached on the Biblical verse, “I came that...

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His Holiness Aram I Visits Iranian Officials

25 – 26 October 2014. On Saturday and Sunday His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by the diocesan prelates and representatives of church councils, met with Ali Larinjani, Chairman of the Parliament of Iran, and Dr. Abuzar Ibrahimi, the Director of the Islamic Culture and...

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