A JOINT CONCERT ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I’S ORDINATION INTO THE PRIESTHOOD

On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of His Holiness Aram I ‘s ordination into priesthood, on Sunday, April 29th, 2018, the Catholicosate’s “Shnorhali” choir and the Armenian Thelogical Seminary’s “Armash” choir gave a joint concert in the...

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TURKISH HISTORIAN AND EXPERT ON THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, TANER AKCAM, VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Friday, April 28th, His Holiness Aram I received Taner Akcam, Turkish historian and expert on the Armenian Genocide, who was accompanied by Ohannes Geukjian, Assistant Professor in the Political Science and Public Administration Department at the American University...

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MR. AND MRS. GARO ESHGIAN DONATE USD 100 000 TO THE CILICIA MUSEUM

Under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I and the Cilicia Museum committee, Eshgian’s USD 100 000 donation will serve to renovate and reorganize the museum. Established in 1996, the museum encompasses a historical account of the Catholicosate: religious,...

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MR. AND MRS. ANUSHAVAN NAZARIAN DONATE USD 200 000 TO THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Mr. and Mrs. Anushavan Nazarian from Kuwait donated USD 200 000 to the Armenian Theological Seminary for the purpose of building a library, which will be named after their children, Nouneh and Ninareh Nazarian....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES A DELEGATION FROM THE CHRISTIAN-ISLAMIC DIALOGUE AND COOPERATION COMMISSION OF THE COUNCIL OF BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

On April 28th, 2018, a delegation from the Christian-Islamic Dialogue and Cooperation Commission of the Council Of Bishops of the catholic church of France visited Antelias and met with His Holiness Aram I. The commission's aim was to learn about   interreligious...

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24 April day of Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide The message of His Holiness Aram I

“THE COMMEMORATION OF THE GENOCIDE IS RECOMMITMENT TO THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION AND REPARATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I 24 April is the day that Armenians all over the world commemorate the Genocide and demand that their stolen rights be restored. The 24th of...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA URGES ARMENIANS TO AVOID CONFLATING THE SANCTITY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE WITH THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION UNFOLDING IN ARMENIA

On the morning of April 23rd, 2018, His Holiness Aram I presided over a meeting of the Cilicia Brotherhood, in Antelias. His Holiness took the opportunity to discuss the current political situation unfolding in Armenia. His Holiness stressed that the church, the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND MR. PAGO SAHAKIAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARTSAKH, HOLD A PHONE CONVERSATION

On April 20th, 2018, upon his return from Armenia, His Holiness Aram I and Mr. Pago Sahakian, the president of the Republic of Artsakh held a phone conversation, initiated by Mr. Sahakian. They discussed the details of His Holiness’ aforementioned visit, focusing...

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“THE STRENGTHENING OF ARMENIA AND THE UNITY OF ITS PEOPLE ARE ABSOLUTE VALUES, AROUND WHICH WE SHOULD ALL GATHER HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On April 20th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I left for Armenia for a three-hour visit, where he first met with His Holiness Karekin II. Afterwards, the two Catholicoi met with the president of the Armenian Republic, Mr. Armen Sarkissian, and the Prime Minister, Mr. Serge...

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“MUSEUMS NIGHT” 2018 AT THE “CILICIA” AND THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE ORPHANS’ “ARAM BEZIKIAN” MUSEUMS

On Saturday, April 14th, 2018, the Cilicia Museum in Antelias and the Armenian Genocide Orphans’ “Aram Bezikian” Museum in Jbeil, participated in the “Museums Night,” which was organized by the Ministry of Culture of Lebanon. More than 1000 people visited...

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ORDINATION AND CONSECRATION OF BISHOPS IN ANTELIAS

On April 14 and 15, 2018,  the Armenian Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia witnessed the episcopal ordination and consecration of Very Rev. Masis Zoboyan (Prelacy of Kuwait), Very Rev. Sipan Ketchedjian (Prelacy of Isfahan), Very Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian (Pontifical Vicar...

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THE RELIGIOUS AND THE LAY COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY HOLD A MEETING IN ANTELIAS

  On April 12th and 13th , 2018, the Religious Council, the Lay Council and the Finance and Administration body of the Lay Council of the National General Assembly held their meetings respectively in Antelias, under the supervision and auspices of His Holiness...

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