The Crisis in the Middle East and Diakonia: Consultation Organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC)

28 February. From the 24th to the 26th of February, a consultation was held at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva to discuss the response of the Ecumenical movement in 2016 to the crisis in the Middle East. Very Rev Fr. Housig Mardirossian represented the Armenian...

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His Holiness Aram I Receives Representatives of The World Council Of Churches(WCC) and Norwegian Council of Churches

25 February 2016. On Thursday morning representatives of the WCC and Norwegian Council of Churches met with His Holiness Aram I to discuss the problems in the Middle East, particularly those concerning Christians, and the problems concerning humanitarian...

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His Holiness Aram I Receives the Committee of the Armenian Alumni Association

23 February 2016. On Thursday evening the members of the Committee and Very Rev. Sipan Ketchedjian, their spiritual advisor, met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. The Association was established in 2010 by His Holiness Aram I as a space for university graduates to...

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Khatchik Babikian Fund Special Committee for Research on Historico-political and Leal Issues Meets in Antelias

In the week of week of 15-21 February, 2016, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Committee chaired by Mr Yervant Pamboukian. The members of the Committee who attended the meeting were, Messrs. Shahan Kandaharian, Guiro Manoyan, Khatchik Der Ghougassian...

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Lebanon on his farewell visit to His Holiness Aram I

18 February 2016. On Thursday morning Ambassador Ashod Kotcharian visited Catholicos Aram I to inform His Holiness Aram I that he had come to the end of his six years of diplomatic service and was returning to Armenia. His Holiness Aram I expressed his deep...

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His Holiness Aram I receives a high-level Iranian Delegation

18 February 2016. On Thursday morning, a high-level delegation from Iran, which is currently visiting Lebanon, met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. The delegation was accompanied by political advisors from the Iranian Embassy in Lebanon. Discussions focussed on...

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A Common strategy would strengthen Armenia and our national unity and enhance our claims for justice, Stated His Holiness Aram I

14 February 2016. A two-day conference to evaluate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Commemorative events was held at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias. The participants included Mrs Heranoush Hagopian, Minister of Diaspora of Armenia, Mr Ashod...

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The Representative of the Catholicosate of Cilicia attends the 1700th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of St Vlass (Blase) of Croatia

15 February 2016. In response to the invitation of the Roman Catholic Bishop, Diocese of Dubrovnik (Croatia), His Holiness Aram I nominated Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian to represent the Catholicosate of Cilicia at the 1700th anniversary of the Martyrdom of bishop...

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The Armenian Family is and must remain the Source of our Spiritual Values Stated His Holiness Aram I

14 Febrary 2016. On Saturday evening, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Service celebrating the eve of the feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. The St Gregory Illuminator Cathedral was filled with many young parents who, following the example of Mary...

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His Holiness Aram I Blesses Sunday School Children on the Eve of Great Lent

7 February 2016. On Sunday, a group of Sunday School children and their parents attended the Holy Liturgy in Antelias and met with His Holiness Aram I. After blessing the children and talking to them, the Catholicos addressed the parents. His Holiness praised them for...

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The Armenology Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia attends a Consultation Organized by the Chair of the Armenian Studies Department, Oxford University

21-23 Jaunuary 2016. His Holiness Aram I nominated Mr Jirair Tanielian, Director of the Armenology Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia to attend the meeting. The consultation was organized jointly by the Chair of the Armenian Studies Department, and the Oriental...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon

5 February 2016. On Friday morning Ambassador Ashod Khocharian met with His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. They discussed Armenia-Diaspora relations, issues related to Armenians in Lebanon and future...

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