THE RECENT MEETINGS OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

During the last week, His Holiness Aram I had the followings meetings: With Dr. Michel Nseir from the World Council of Churches, special focus on the Middle East. Dr. Nseir briefed his Holiness on the recent updates concerning reconstruction of Syria and they...

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A PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ANDTHE PRESIDENT OF ARMENIA, AND BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS AND THE ACTING PRIME MINISTER OF ARMENIA

On Saturday, December 27th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian and the Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. They exchanged Christmas and New Year’s wishes. Also, His Holiness discussed...

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA MULTIPLIES ITS EFFORTS IN SOCIAL SERVICES DURING CHRISTMAS

During Christmas time, by the blessing of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Armenian Church, Holy See of Cilicia, Catholicosate of Cilicia doubles its effort to reach as many people as possible through its social services. Volunteers gathered around the Armenian...

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THE FEAST OF ST. STEPHEN THE PROTO DEACON AND MARTYR IN ANTELIAS

On Sunday morning, December 23rd, 2018, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Divine Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, celebrating the feast of St Stephen, the proto deacon and martyr. On this occasion. relics of the saint were taken out...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I VISITS THE ARMENIAN SANATORIUM OF AZOUNIEH ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS

On December 21st, 2018, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by members of the Brotherhood, visited the Armenian Sanatorium of Azounieh on the occasion of Christmas. The Catholicos was received by the director, the board members, the medical corps and the staff, as well as...

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HIS HOLINESS CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS WITH THE BIRDS’ NEST ORPHANS

On December 20th, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by priests from the Cilician Brotherhood, visited the Birds’ Nest orphans and celebrated with them Christmas. He was met by the director of the school,  the members of the Board of Trustees and the Kayanian Sisters....

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY-APPOINTED ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON H.E. VAHAGN ATABEKYAN

On Tuesday, December 20th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I received the newly-appointed Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon H.E. Vahagn Atabekyan, in Antelias.   During this introductory meeting, His Holiness Aram I gave a brief account on the mission of the Armenian Church,...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PAYS A CHRISTMAS VISIT TO THE ARMENIAN ELDERLY HOME

On December 19th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I, accompanied by priests of the brotherhood, paid a Christmas visit to the Armenian Elderly Home in Bourdj Hamoud, where they were received by Rev. Sebouh Terzian, the director of the Home, as well as by the Board of Trustees...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I DECLARES 2019 THE YEAR OF THE ARMENIAN MEDIA

With a special Pontifical Message, His Holiness Aram I proclaimed 2019 the year of the Armenian Media.   The tradition of dedicating each year to a specific aspect of the Armenian life started in 2003 and was received by Armenians everywhere with appreciation, since...

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A DELEGATION REPRESENTING HIS HOLINESS ARAM I MET WITH ARMENIA’S ACTING PM NIKOL PASHINYAN

On Monday, December 17th, 2018, a delegation representing His Holiness Aram I and the Catholicosate of Cilicia met with the Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia H.E. Nikol Pashinyan, in the Government Building, in Yerevan. The delegation was composed of...

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THE FEAST OF ST. JAMES OF NISIBIS AND CHRISTMAS TREE AND MANGER LIGHTING AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

On Friday, December 14th, 2018, the Feast of St. James of Nisibis was celebrated at the Catholicosate of Cilicia during which the Blessing of the Four Corners of the World (Antasdan) was performed with the relics of St James of Nisibis and St. Nicholas Wonderworker...

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THE ARMENIAN CHURCH, CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA, PARTICIPATES IN THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANS OF THE ORIENT

On Tuesday, December 11th, Bishop Masis Zoboyan, Prelate of Kuwait and the Neighboring Countries, represented the Catholicosate of Cilicia at the Paris International Conference on “Ending Discrimination Against Christians and Minorities in the Orient,” organized by...

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