Leaders of the Armenian Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant Churches in Syria meet in Antelias to continue discussions on plans for future resettlement and reorganization of Armenians in Syria

29 January 2016. On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting that brought together Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Armenian Orthodox Church, Diocese of Peria, Archbishop Bedros Meriatian, Primate of the Armenian Catholic Diocese of Aleppo and Rev....

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A Consultative meeting held at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias discusses future resettlement and reorganization for the members of the Armenian Community in Syria

28 January 2016. On Thursday, His Holiness Aram I opened the meeting on Syria in the presence of Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Prelate of the Diocese of Syria (Peria), members of the Executive Council of the Catholicosate and representatives of the Diocesan Council...

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His Holiness Aram I talks to an International Group of Theology Students on a Study Trip to the Middle East

On Thursday morning, a group of theology students from England, Germany, Switzerland and the United States of America, along with their professors, met with His Holiness Aram I to learn about the Armenian Church and its presence in the Middle East. The Catholicos...

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His Holiness Aram I receives Representatives of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

18 January 2016. The delegation was headed by Bishop Oscar Cantu, Chair of the Committee on International Justice and Peace of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and included Mr. Stephen Colecchi, director of the Lebanese office of Catholic Relief...

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The Representative of the Catholicosate of Cilicia Attends The Third International Theological Colloquium for Transformative Ecumenism

18 January 2016. The third conference, held in Moshi, Tanzania from 11-16 January, discussed the theme “Growing together in Transformative Ecumenism.” The discussion is a continuation of conferences held in Seoul, (2013) and Manila (2014). The Moderator of the WCC...

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The Ambassador of Iran to Lebanon visits Catholicos Aram I

On Saturday morning Ambassador Mohammad Fathali, accompanied by the political attaché and other high-ranking officials, visited His Holiness in Antelias on the occasion of Armenian Christmas. After exchanging good wishes, they talked about recent developments in the...

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The Armenian Catholic Patriarch visits Catholicos Aram I

On Thursday evening Patriarch Krikor, Bedros XX Ghabroyan, accompanied by Bishops Manuel Batakian and Kevork Assadourian, met with Catholicos Aram I. After exchanging good wishes for the New Year and Armenian Christmas, they discussed the situation of Armenians in...

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The Prime Minister of Lebanon visits His Holiness Aram I on Armenian Christmas Day

On Wednesday, following the Christmas Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, His Holiness Aram I received His Excellency Tamam Salam at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate. His Holiness and the Prime Minister held a private meeting to discuss political...

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Pope Francis I writes to Catholicos Aram I

On Tuesday morning Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia, the Apostolic Nuncio, met with Catholicos Aram I and delivered a letter from Pope Francis I. The Catholicos thanked the Nuncio for the letter, the Vatican’s support of the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the...

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The Syriac Catholic Patriarch and his delegation visit His Holiness Aram I

On Tuesday around noon Patriarch Ignatius Youssef Younan and the Patriarchal Vicar, Bishop Qas Musa, accompanied by a delegation of clergy, visited His Holiness Aram I. Very Rev Housig Mardirossian, the Ecumenical Officer, was also present. After an overview of the...

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LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHRISTMAS MASS VIA SATELLITE FROM ANTELIAS – JANUARY 6TH, 2016

Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia Communication and Information Department Tel: (04) 410001, 410003 Fax: (04) 419724 E- mail: [email protected] Web: http://www.ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org/ PO Box 70 317 Antelias-Lebanon LIVE TELEVISION BROADCAST OF...

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The New Year Is a Time for the Armenian Organizations Sponsored by the Catholicsate of Cilicia to Assess Their Programmes, States His Holiness

30 December 2015. During the week, Catholicos Aram I joined the New Year’s festivities of the educational, cultural, social and advocacy programmes offices and programmes of the Catholicosate of Cilicia and praised their work on the 100th commemoration activities for...

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