His Holiness Aram I visits the Azounieh Sanatorium Hospital

29 December 2014. On Monday, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by members of the Brotherhood, visited the Azounieh Sanatorium Hospital in the Chouf Mountains to visit the patients and the elderly residents of the sanatorium.   The Catholicos also met with the board...

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His Holiness Aram I Visits the Birds’ Nest

Since his consecration as Catholicos, His Holiness Aram I has visited the orphans, the aged and the needy living in the institutions of the Catholicosate on the eve of the major feasts of the Armenian Church. Through his visits and personal contacts, he lives the...

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Unconditional Commitment to Service is the Vocation of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, Stated Aram I

21 December 2014. On Sunday, the Armenian Chatholicosate of Cilicia celebrated the feast of the Deacon and Protomartyr St. Stephen. Archbishop Norayr Ashekian celebrated the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias.   At the end of the...

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The Papers of the Conference On “The Armenian Genocide from Recognition to Reparation” Appear in a Special Issue of Volume 14 of the International Criminal Law Review

The Communication and Information Office of the Catholicosate of Cilicia announces that the papers delivered at the momentous conference, held from the 23rd through the 25th of February 2012 in Antelias, Lebanon have been published in a special issue in Volume 14 of...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets with Members of Church Councils and Representatives of Community Organizations in the Region

Following the consecration of the Armenian Church in Abu Dhabi, Catholicos Aram I met with around 75 young Armenian men and women, who shared their concerns and questions regarding the Church. The Catholicos posed the question of what it means to be a young Armenian in...

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His Holiness Aram I Addresses an Interfaith Meeting in Abu Dhabi

In between his pastoral meetings, His Holiness was asked to join a special meeting organized by Religions for Peace to prepare a statement on religious extremism. The meeting brought together, among others, the representatives of the Holy See, the General Secretary of...

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His Holiness Aram I Honours and Thanks the Benefactors of the Armenian Church Compound in Abu Dhabi

12 December 2014. On Friday evening, during an official banquet organized in honour of His Holiness Aram I, the Catholicos praised the Armenian community in Abu Dhabi for the construction of the church compound, and he acknowledged its benefactors. He decorated Messrs...

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His Holiness Aram I Consecrates the Armenia Church and the Genocide Memorial “Khatchkar”

12 December 2014. Following the anointment of the baptismal font and the pictures by the Primates of Tehran, Isfahan and Lebanon, on Thursday evening, His Holiness Aram I, on Friday, anointed the altar and dedicated the four main columns of the building to the four...

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His Holiness Aram I Visits the Embassy of Armenia in Abu Dhabi

10 December 2014. On Wednesday, His Holiness Aram I and his delegation visited the Embassy of Armenia in Abu Dhabi. Ambassador Kegham Gharibian and the staff welcomed the Catholicos. After the blessing of the bread and salt, they led the Catholicos to the garden to...

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Lebanon Should Safeguard Its Specificity in the Middle East, Declared Aram I to the Lebanese Community in the UAE

9 December 2014. On Tuesday evening, His Holiness Aram I attended a special event organized by the Lebanese Embassy, where he met members of the Lebanese community in the UAE.   After Ambassador Saad’s introduction, His Holiness addressed the guests. He first...

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His Holiness Aram I Visits the Lebanese Embassy in Abu Dhabi

8 December 2014. On Monday, Catholicos Aram I arrived at the Lebanese Embassy accompanied by the Catholical Vicar for the UAE, the prelate of Isfahan (Iran) and representatives of the Armenian Community in the Emirates. After his warm welcome, Ambassador Hassan Saad...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets the Students at the Ohanessian Armenian School in Sharjah

6 December 2014. On Saturday, His Holiness Aram I visited the Ohannessian School, which he inaugurated 18 years ago, and was warmly welcomed by the 200 students.   The Catholicos and his delegation of clergy attended a special cultural event prepared by the...

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