“Believing in and remaining committed to the Armenian Cause, is the message of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide,”             Aram I

  26 May 2015. On Tuesday evening, His Holiness Aram I and his delegation arrived at the All Saints Church in Chicago, where Rev. Sahakian, the parish priest, members of the church council, the scouts and the faithful greeted him. After the blessing of the salt...

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His Holiness Aram I visits the Armenian Youth Camp in Pittsburgh

24 May 2015. On Sunday, Catholicos Aram I visited the three-day study camp for Armenian youth. He was accompanied by his delegation, consisting of Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Eastern Prelacy, Bishop Anoushavan Tanielian, Vicar General of the Eastern Prelacy, Very Rev....

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Concluding Remark of H.H. Aram I at the Meeting of Representatives of Church and Community Organizations in Detroit

During his Pontifical visit to the Eastern Prelacy of the United States, on 22 May 2015, His Holiness Aram I met with the leaders of the Armenian community in Detroit. In his concluding remarks H.H. Aram I stressed the following points: 1) Our community is built up by...

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His Holiness Aram I Arrives in Detroit

            On 20 May, His Holiness Aram I and his delegation began a four-day pastoral visit to Detroit. He was received at St Sarkis Church by Rev Hrank Kevorkian, accompanied by President Steven Hagopian and members of the Church...

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Turkey: Armenian Church Sues for Lost Property

In a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit, a branch of the Armenian Apostolic Church is seeking the return of its ancient religious center in Kozan in southeast Turkey.The Catholicosate of Cilicia, which dates back to 1293, is, along with the Armenian town of...

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“The Church flourishes with its faithful who in turn are empowered by witnessing for their faith,” Aram I

 19 May 2015. On Tuesday evening, following a series of meetings during the day, His Holiness Aram I visited the St. Sarkis Church, accompanied by the Prelate Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Vicar General Bishop Anoushavan Tanielian and the other members of the...

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His Holiness Aram I celebrates the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory Illuminator Cathedral in New York

17 May 2015. On Sunday morning His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Holy Liturgy and preached the sermon. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy, and Bishop Meghrik Parikian, Prelate of Canada, served the Catholicos on the altar. Mr Zohrab...

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Armenian Church Leader His Holiness Aram I Speaks on Suit to Reclaim Seized Property

A lawsuit in Turkey filed by the Armenian Church to recover its ancient headquarters, seized a century ago during the Armenian genocide, is the “first legal step” of a goal to reclaim all Armenian property seized by the Turks, a worldwide leader of the church...

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His Holiness Aram I Meets the Youth in New York

16 May 2015. On Saturday afternoon His Holiness Aram I attended a seminar prepared by the youth movement of the Eastern Prelacy of the Catholicosate of Cilica at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in New York. He was met by Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Vicar...

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On Friday 15 May, Catholicos Aram I visited the Hovnanian School and the Emerson Armenian Centre.

The faculty, the board members, parents and students welcomed His Holiness and the accompanying delegation at the school gate. After the blessing of the bread and salt ritual, Mrs Silva Mesrobian, the principal, and Greg Simonian, the President of the Board, welcomed...

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His Holiness Aram I visits the Ambassador of Lebanon to the United States of America (USA)

11 May 2015. On Monday morning, Catholicos Aram I, accompanied by his delegation, visited the Lebanese Embassy in Washington and met with Ambassador Antoine Chedid. His Holiness thanked the Ambassador for receiving him at the airport. They discussed the situation in...

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100th Anniversary Commemorations in Washington come to their conclusion

The Joint Committee of the Holy Sees of Etchmidadzin and Cilicia concluded the three-day 100th Anniversary Commemoration activities in Washington D.C. with a dinner in the presence of Catholicoi Karekin II and Aram I and more than two thousand Armenians coming from...

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