The Two Catholicoi, Holinesses Karekin II and Aram I, Accompany the Presidents of Armenia and Karabagh to the Military Pantheon

On the occasion of Army Day, Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians, Holy Etchmiadzin, and Catholicos Aram I of the Holy See of Cilicia, accompanied by the presidents of Armenia and Karabagh, went to Yerablur. At the Military Pantheon, they paid tribute to the soldiers...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia and the Executive Committee Meeting of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)

His Holiness Aram I, a President of the MECC, was unable to attend the recent Executive Committee meeting of the Middle East Council of Churches, so he sent his suggestions to the Committee in writing. Dr. Jean Salmanian, the representative of the Catholicosate, read...

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His Holiness Aram I Sends a Letter of Condolence to King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz on the Death of His Brother

Catholicos Aram I sent a letter to King Salman through the kind offices of the Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, in which he praised the late King Abdullah Abdul Aziz’s contribution to his country, to interfaith relations and to Lebanon. His Holiness had already...

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His Holiness Monitors the News of the Armenian Community in Syria Closely

23 January 2015. On Friday evening Catholicos Aram I held a meeting in his office with Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Primate of Peria (Syria), Rev. Haroutiune Selimian, the Head of the Armenian Evangelical community in Syria, and Rev. Dr. Paul Haydostian, President...

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His Holiness Aram I reassures Armenians in Syria of his continuing prayers and support

22 January 2015. On Thursday his Holiness Aram I met with the two Armenian Primates in Syria, Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, from the Catholicosate of Cilicia and Archbishop Bedros Miriatian, from the Armenian Catholic Church. They briefed the Catholicos on their joint...

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His Holiness Aram I and the Maronite Patriarch Boutros Rai meet

On Monday, Catholicos Aram I and Patriarch Rai held a private meeting, and discussed the delayed presidential elections in Lebanon. They called upon all parties to overcome their differences and hold immediate...

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His Holiness Aram I leaves for Armenia

On Saturday, His Holiness Aram I left for Armenia. During his stay in St. Etchmiadzin, he will take part in two meetings. He will join the meeting of the Executive Group of the 100th Anniversary Commemorations Committee of the Genocide, and, he will co-chair the...

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The Catholicosate of Cilicia announces the forthcoming ceremony of the blessing of the Holy Muron (Chrism) by His Holiness Aram I to be held on:

Saturday 18 July 2015 in the evening At the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral In Antelias Lebanon...

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PONTIFICAL ENCYCLICAL BY HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DEDICATED TO THE CENTENARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

2015 is not just another year. As the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, it carries a special meaning, a special message and a special purpose. Every Armenian and the entire nation should reflect on the unique significance and special importance of the...

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HASK NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2014

HASK  November - December 2014 Read...

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His Holiness Aram I joins the opening prayers of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

19 January 2015. On Sunday 18 January the opening service of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity was held at the Syriac Orthodox Church in Beirut. His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by Archbishop Shahe Panossian, Prelate of Lebanon, and other members of the...

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Prime Minister Tamam Salam Meets with His Holiness Aram I

17 January 2015. On Saturday evening Prime Minister of Lebanon Tamam Salam came to meet with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. During the one-hour meeting, they discussed the conflict in the region, the situation in the country and issues connected with the Lebanese...

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