His Holiness Aram I calls on university graduates to “lead the Armenian community towards new horizons”  

  27 July 2017. On Thursday evening, His Holiness Aram I honoured Armenian youth who have recently graduated from universities in Lebanon with a dinner at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya.   The Armenian Church University Students Association (ACUSA), and the...

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His Holiness Aram I receives the newly elected Prelate and President of the Church Council of Greece

Antelias. 27 July 2017. On Thursday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, the Prelate, and Mr Boghos Cholakian, the Chairman of the Church Council, in this office at St Mary’s Monastery. During the working session they discussed the...

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Our children should be formed by the spiritual and moral values of the Church, stated His Holiness Aram I

20 July 2017. On Thursday morning, His Holiness Aram I met the students attending the Summer Bible School on the courtyard of the Catholicosate at Antelias. He explained the purpose of the Bible School and spoke to the students of the need to learn how to apply the...

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His Holiness Aram I is interviewed by Egyptian Television

21 July 2017. During the past week, His Holiness Aram I was interviewed on three interviews separate occasions by the Coptic Orthodox Church Egyptian Television Channel. The Catholicos was asked to speak about the Armenian Orthodox Church, ecumenical relations and the...

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The Catholicosate Of Cilicia Participates in the 60th Anniversary Celebrations of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in Chian Mai, Thailand

Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of Tehran and member of the Executive Committee of CCA, attended the anniversary conference entitled: “Towards Revitalizing the Ecumenical Movement in Asia.” During the deliberative sessions, Archbishop Sebouh moderated the...

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The Consultation on the Armenian Diaspora and its changing self-understanding continues at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya

12 July 2017. On the second day of the event, the consultation began with a presentation on and discussion of “identity and genocide; recognition and reparation.” The panel members were: Hovsep Der Kevorkian (France), Sevak Hagopian (Lebanon) and Moushegh Bedirian...

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A Groundbreaking Consultation on The New Armenian Diaspora and its Self- Understanding is held at St Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya  

11-13 July 2017. The meeting began on Tuesday with the participation of Mrs Heranoush Hagopian, Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia, and over 30 scholars from Armenia and the diaspora, representing different disciplines, countries, ages and gender.   His...

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Seeking a new relevant self-understanding of being Armenian in the diaspora is an utmost priority, Said His Holiness Aram I

  His Holiness Aram I is bringing together a small group of men and women to analyse and discuss the changing landscape of Armenian communities in the diaspora. The participants represent different ages, experience and academic backgrounds.   Sharing his...

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A new publication in Arabic is devoted to the Martyrs the of Eastern Churches

Armenian martyrs have received significant attention in the recent publication, The Martyrs of the Eastern Christian Churches, edited by the Alumni Association of the Maronite Seminary in Lebanon. The book, which runs more than a thousand pages, was published by the...

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