VISITATIONS TO HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

Over the last few days, His Holiness Aram I received the following visitors: a) Dr. Szuromi Szabolcs Anzelm, the president of the Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest, Hungary). b)Mr. Zaven Khanjian, the executive director/CEO of the Armenian Missionary...

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THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PATRIARCH OF THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IGNATIUS APHREM II VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Thursday, May 31st, His Holiness Aram I received Mor Theophilus George Saliba, the representative of the Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church Ignatius Aphrem II. The purpose of the visit was to consult with His Holiness on the agenda of the meeting between the...

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REQUIEM SERVICE AND CELEBRATIONS AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FIRST INDEPENDENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

The Catholicosate of Cilicia dedicated the evening of Sunday, May 27th 2018 to the centennial of the First Independence of the Republic of Armenia. The evening commenced with a requiem service for the soul of Catholicos Karekin Hovsepian, who was a leading figure in...

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THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE LAWSUIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE CATHOLICOSATE’S HISTORICAL SEAT IN SIS MEETS AT ANTELIAS

On the week of May 14th, members from the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis held a work meeting in Antelias under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I. A complete session of the legal...

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A PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND NIGOL PASHINYAN, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

On May 16th, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Nigol Pashinyan. His Holiness congratulated Pashinyan on his election, saluted the new government, and wished Pashinyan success in his efforts towards...

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THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS VISITS ANTELIAS

On May 11th, 2018, Mr. Fotis Fotiou, the Commissioner for matters on Overseas Cypriots and Religious Groups and the representative of the president of the Republic of Cyprus, accompanied by the ambassador of Cyprus to Lebanon Christina Rafti and embassy officials,...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE MINISTERS OF THE ARMENIAN BLOC

On May 10th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I received the newly elected Lebanese Armenian ministers: Hagop Pakradounian, Hagop Terzian and Alexander Mattosian, who form the Armenian Bloc.     His Holiness congratulated the new ministers for their election and...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY FORMED LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

On May 7th, 2018, the newly formed Ladies Auxiliary of the Armenian Theological Seminary, accompanied by the Dean of the Seminary V. Rev. Boghos Tinkjian, visited His Holiness Aram I in Antelias.   Rev. Tinjian briefed His Holiness about the projects the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES PAGO SAHAKIAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARTSAKH, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 26TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF SHUSHI

On May 9th, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with Pago Sahakian, the president of the Republic of Artsakh and congratulated him on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi. His Holiness stated that the liberation of Shushi is a...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN A CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MEKHITARIST CONGREGATION IN VENICE

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the establishment of Mekhitarist Congregation in Venice, a conference entitled “Mekhitar and Mekhitarists; a Seminary for the Christian Enlightenment” was held in the Saint Lazarus Monastery in Venice, on May 4th to 6th,...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF SWITZERLAND TO LEBANON

On May 8th, 2018, the newly appointed ambassador of Switzerland Monika Schmutz Kirgöz paid a visit to His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by Hassan Thuillard, diplomatic attaché, and Berge Arabian, member of the Board of the Lebanese Businessmen Union.   The...

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ARMENIA: A MODEL OF SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

A brief comment by H.H. Aram I What happened recently in Armenia was a first step in social transformation. In fact, the people rose against the widening gap between haves and have-nots, the growing corruption, and the dominance of injustice in all aspects and spheres...

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