STUDENTS FROM NEAR EAST SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY (N.E.S.T.) VISIT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Wednesday, December 6th, N.E.S.T. class "Contemporary Eastern Churches" visited the Catholicosate, led by their professor Dr. Rima Nasrallah van Saane.   They started their visit with a detailed tour of the Cilicia Museum. Subsequently, they were greeted by...

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WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONCLUDES ITS PROCEEDINGS: WE WILL CONTINUE OUR MISSION WITH RENEWED HOPE AND VISION, STATES HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, December 8, 2017, the World National General Assembly concluded its proceedings. After reading and voting on the resolutions of the Assembly and receiving suggestions for the coming 4 years, new members for Religious and Lay Councils of the Central Council...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATED THE CYPRIOT PRESIDENT NICOS ANASTASIADES WITH “PRINCE OF CILICIA” MEDALLION

On Monday, December 11, 2017, His Holiness Aram I paid a short visit to Cyprus and participated in an Armenian cultural event, during which he decorated the Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades with “Prince of Cilicia” Medallion. His Holiness also met with...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND BISHOP MUNIB YOUNAN DISCUSS JERUSALEM

On Saturday, December 9, His Holiness Aram I received Bishop Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land. They discussed President Trump’s recent declarations recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. They stressed that Jerusalem...

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REORGANIZING THE ARMENIAN DIASPORA IS A MAIN CONCERN FOR THE WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY

On the last day, World National General Assembly invited three speakers; Mr. Hagop Pakradouni (Lebanon), Mr. Mihran Kurdoghlian(Greece) and Mr. Daron Der Khatchadourian (USA), to discuss the current situation of Armenians in the Diaspora and the stakes of reorganizing...

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THE WORLD NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DEDICATES A SESSION FOR THE ARMENIAN CAUSE

Throughout history, the Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia has played a major role in pursuit of the Armenian Cause. A turning point for this mission is the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate for the return of its historical Seat in Sis, now Kozan. The National...

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Youth Involvement in the Armenian Church A Top Priority: Youth representatives provide first-hand accounts and strategies for youth participation in churches.

The World General Assembly dedicated a portion of its meeting to discuss Armenian youth and its current status in the life of our church.  His Holiness invited four individuals to represent the voice of the youth and offer suggestions to foster youth participation in...

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World National General Assembly discusses Christian and Armenian Education

The World National General Assembly continued its meetings and deliberations, directing its focus to Christian and Armenian education.  The Assembly welcomed voices of experts and guests that addressed the issues and challenges facing each subject, allowing the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I REJECTS THE U.S. RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM AS THE CAPITAL OF ISRAEL

His Holiness Aram I, this morning both at the World General National Assembly of the Catholicosate, currently taking place in Antelias, and during his visit to the president of Lebanon H.E. General Michel Aoun, rejected the U.S. recognition of occupied Jerusalem as...

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World National General Assembly Discusses Central Committee’s Religious and Lay Reports

The World National General Assembly of the Holy See of Cilicia dedicated 5 sessions of its meeting for the World National General Assembly’s Religious and the Lay Councils’ reports. Video presentations documenting the work of both Religious and Lay councils were...

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THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA CONVENES WORLD NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY H.H. ARAM I IDENTIFIES THE PRIORITIES OF THE CHURCH

    Antelias, Lebanon-  Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia, the World National General Assembly convened at the Armenian Catholicoate in Antelias, Lebanon with the participation of around 100 clergy, lay...

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