THE COMMITTEE IN PROTECTION OF THE WESTERN ARMENIAN LANGUAGE HOLD ITS MEETING IN ANTELIAS

On Thursday, November 29th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the Committee in Protection of the Western Armenian Language, in Antelias.   The Committee, chaired by Yervant Pamboukian, discussed, among others, the Western Armenian Spelling...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES TO IRANIAN PRESIDENT FOLLOWING DEADLY EARTHQUAKE IN IRAN

On Monday, November 26th, His Holiness Aram I sent condolences letter to the Iranian President Hasan Rouhani following deadly earthquake that hit Iran’s Kermanshah province and took the lives of hundreds of people....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECORATES MOUNTAINEER ARA KHATCHADOURIAN WITH “ST. MESROB MASHDOTS” INSIGNIA

On Friday, November 23rd, 2018, The Catholicosate of Cilicia hosted mountaineer and runner Ara Khatchadourian at the Armenian Theological Seminary in Bikfaya. Khatchadourian had climbed, among others, Mounts Ararad and Everest and crossed 4550 km from Marseille to...

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“THE REORGANIZATION OF THE ARMENIAN DIASPORA STARTS WITH THE REORGANIZATION OF OUR DIOCESES,” STATES HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On different occasions, His Holiness Aram I stresses with great importance the imperative of reorganizing the Armenian Diaspora. Not long ago, during his message at the National General Assembly held in Antelias, and reflecting on his performance at the 6th...

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“THEOLOGY IS NOT A THEORY; IT DEALS WITH ISSUES PERTAINING GOD-MEN RELATIONSHIP” STATED HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

Every Wednesday morning, the graduating class at the Armenian Theological Seminary attends 2 hours of theoretical theology and pastoral theology courses lectured by His Holiness Aram I. In fact, the Catholicos has been teaching theology at the Seminary since he was...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH SPITERI

On Monday morning, November 20th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by Bishop Shahe Sarkissian and V. Rev. Bedros Manuelian, visited the Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon Arch. Joseph Spiteri at the Apostolic Nunciature in Harissa. The Catholicos expressed his thanks to...

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HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES THE ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

On Monday, November 20th, the Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Samuel Mkrtchyan paid a farewell visit to His Holiness Aram I. The Catholicos expressed his admiration for the Ambassador's high level of diplomatic service in Lebanon, especially regarding his cooperation...

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SUNDAY SCHOOL STUDENTS MEET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On November 18th, 2018, following the Divine Liturgy, Sunday Schools' students, accompanied by their teachers and parents, met with His Holiness Aram I.   The students had the opportunity to perform in front of His Holiness what they had learned at Sunday...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES DR. HRANT MARKARIAN

On November 15th, playwright, poet, theater specialist, literary critic, director, and actor Dr. Hrant Markarian visited His Holiness Aram I in Antelias. Dr. Markarian had arrived in Lebanon from New York to perform his play on Khrimian Hayrig. At the meeting, His...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY ELECTED COMMITTEE OF THE ARMENIAN DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL PARTY

On Tuesday, November 13th, the newly elected committee of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party visited His Holiness Aram I. The Catholicos congratulated the committee and wished them success in their service. The meeting was also an opportunity to discuss issues...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIAL DEMOCRAT HUNCHAKIAN PARTY

On Monday, November 12th, His Holiness Aram I received the Central Committee Social Democrat Hunchakian Party composed of Prof. Hampig Sarafian, Alex Keoshkerian and Sebouh Kalpakian. During the meeting, they talked about the challenges that Armenia, the Church and the...

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THE OPENING OF 39TH ANNUAL PAN-ARMENIAN BOOK FAIR

On Sunday, November 11th, 2018, following the Divine Liturgy, His Holiness Aram I inaugurated the 39th Annual Pan-Armenian Book Fair.   The main theme of His Holiness’ speech was the values that Armenian books represent for the Armenian people. He stated that...

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