THE MEETINGS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HAD IN BERN

During his official visit to Bern, His Holiness Aram I had official and non official meetings with different ecumenical patriarchs, spiritual and political leaders, as well as a luncheon was organized in his honor by the Old Catholic Church in Bern.   His...

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HIS HOLINESS DELIVERS A SERMON AT ST. PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL OF THE OLD CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BERN

On Sunday morning, October 28th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I attended the Divine Liturgy at St. Peter and Paul Cathedral of the Old Catholic Church in Bern, Switzerland, and delivered a sermon to the attendees. Bishop Dr. Harald Rein welcomed His Holiness and invited...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I LECTURES IN BERN SWITZERLAND ON THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT

On Saturday 27 October 2018, on the occasion of his official visit to the Old Catholic Church in Bern, Catholicos Aram I shared his views on the current challenges to the Ecumenical Movement.   The lecture followed the evening vespers, at which Reverend Bedros...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DELIVERS A LECTURE AT THE THEOLOGICAL FACULTY OF UNIVERSITY OF BERN

On October 26th, His Holiness Aram I was invited to the University of Bern to deliver a lecture at the Faculty of Theology on “Challenges for the Churches in the Middle East.”   After introducing the multicultural and multi-religious aspects of the Middle East,...

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HIS HOLINESS DEPARTS TO SWITZERLAND ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT

On October 24th, His Holiness Aram I, accepting the invitation of the Old Catholic Church in Switzerland, departed to Bern.   Within the scope if this official visit, His Holiness will deliver a lecture in the University of Bern, have public statements on...

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A PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF ARTSAKH

A phone conversation was held between His Holiness Aram I and the President of the Republic of Artsakh Pago Sahakian. The two discussed issues concerning the situation in Artsakh, where His Holiness reaffirmed the high consideration that The Catholicosate of Cilicia...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA MEET IN GENEVA

A meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and the President of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Armen Sarkissian, in Geneva. The agenda of their discussion included issues related to the actual situations in Armenia and the collaboration between Diaspora and...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE ANGLICAN-ORTHODOX THEOLOGICAL DIALOGUE COMMISSION

On October 23rd, His Holiness Aram I received the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue. The commission is composed of 18 members, including V. Rev. Boghos Tinkjian and V. Rev. Zareh Sarkissian representing the Catholicosate of Cilicia. ...

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AN OFFICIAL BANQUET IN HONOR OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Sunday, October 21st, 2018, an official banquet was organized in honor of His Holiness Aram I, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of his ordination to priesthood, in Hotel Le Royal.   Krikor Mahseredjian, the co-chair of the Central Council of the National General...

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PRIVATE MEETING BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER OF ARMENIA NIKOL PASHINYAN

On October 21st, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and the acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, in Antelias.   A number of timely issues pertaining to the internal situation in Armenia and Armenia-diaspora relations...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CELEBRATED THE JUBILEE OF HIS ORDINATION

The jubilee of His Holiness Aram I was celebrated at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias, Lebanon, on Sunday October 21st, 2018.   In the morning, His Holiness celebrated the Holy Mass at the Cathedral. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Nikol Pashinyan, the...

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THE LAY COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENED IN ANTELIAS

On Friday, October 19th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Lay Council of the National General Assembly. Topics related to property and construction, finance and administration, reorganization of the prelacies, relations and cooperation with...

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