H.H. ARAM I MEETS WITH THE FOREIGN MINISTER OF ARMENIA

  His Holiness Aram I met with the Foreign Minister of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, on Thursday 29 September, 2016, in response to the Minister’s invitation in Washington, D.C. Also attending the meeting were Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern...

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H.H. Aram I Decorates Mr Aram Hamparian with Knights of Cilicia Insignia

During a special visit to the ANCA offices, on Wednesday 28 September, 2016, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, recognized the ANCA’s leadership in advancing the Armenian Cause, bestowing the Knight of Cilicia medal on Executive Director...

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His Holiness Aram I Leaves for Canada and the United States of America

27 September 2106. On Tuesday morning, His Holiness Aram I left for North America to preside over celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of his enthronement as Catholicos of Cilicia. Celebrations were postponed last year in order not to conflict with the 2015...

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Towards a stronger Armenia

  The current press release is a summary of the message His Holiness Aram I delivered at the St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral during the Special Prayer Service celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, on 20 September 2016....

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His Holiness Aram I and the President of Karabagh, Pako Sahakian, honoured by the President of Armenia, Serge Sarkissian

21 September 2016. On Wednesday morning, celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia began with a military parade, followed by a meeting of the Armenia-Diaspora Pan Armenian Council.   During the opening speech, President Serge Sarkissian...

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His Holiness Aram I Leaves for Armenia to Attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Its Independence

19 September 2016. On Monday evening, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I left for Armenia, in response to the invitation of the President of Armenia, HE Serge Sarkissian, to take part in the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic.    ...

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“The expansion of extremism is threatening religiously pluralist societies,” His Holiness tells the King of Jordan

  7 September 2016. On Wednesday noon the Heads of Churches of the Middle East met with His Royal Highness King Abdullah of Jordan at his palace. After a brief formal reception, the Patriarchs were the guests for lunch of the King. In his welcoming speech, King...

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The Historical Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) in Jordan

6 September 2016. The 11th Assembly of the MECC held its opening prayers in Amman with the participation of the Hierarchs of all the member churches, official representatives and ecumenical guests. During the first session, the Assembly heard the messages of the...

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His Holiness Aram I Continues to Monitor the Situation of Armenians in Syria  

  4 September 2016. On Sunday morning His Holiness Aram I met with Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Peria (Syria). The Archbishop updated the Catholicos on the recent escalation of violence in Aleppo and the organization of humanitarian assistance to the...

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His Holiness Aram I and His Delegation Attend the General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)

5 September 2016. On Monday morning, His Holiness Aram I and his delegation left for Amman to attend the Assembly of the MECC. Catholicos Aram I, who is one of the four Presidents of the Council representing the Oriental Orthodox Family, will be the keynote speaker. He...

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His Holiness Aram I Receives the Former Minister of State Ibrahim Shamseddine

2 September 2016. On Friday, His Holiness Aram I received former Minister of State Ibrahim Shamseddine, the son of deceased President of the Higher Shia Counsel, Imam Mohammed Mehdi Shamseddine, in his office at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya.. They exchanged views...

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His Holiness Aram I appoints Rev Boghos Tinkdjian Dean of the Seminary

1 September 2016. His Holiness Aram I, through a Pontifical Letter appointed Rev Boghos Tinkdian Dean of the Seminary of the Catholicosate. Rev Tinkdjian, is a graduate of Fuller Seminary in Los Angeles with Master of Arts degree in Theology and served as Vice Dean of...

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