THE GOVERNOR OF BEIRUT VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Thursday, 31st of January 2018, His Holiness Aram I received the Governor of Beirut, Ziad Chebib, who was accompanied by Aram Malian, member of the Beirut Municipal Council. Governor Chebib briefed His Holiness about the forthcoming plans and projects of the Beirut...

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THE ARMENIAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATES’ ASSOCIATION MEETS IN ANTELIAS

On Friday, January 25th, 2019, The Armenian University Graduates’ Association had its meeting and planned their forthcoming events. These meetings are held on the last Friday of each month. For those interested to join, kindly contact the chairperson Hagop Handian by...

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HIS HOLINESS BESTOWED UPON MS. METTI DOUMANIAN THE “KNIGHT OF CILICIA” INSIGNIA

On Saturday, January 26th, His Holiness Aram I decorated Dr. Krikor Doumanian's widow, Ms. Metti Doumanian, with the “Knight of Cilicia” Insignia. The philanthropist Dr. Doumanian has been a close friend of the Catholicosate, Birds’ Nest Orphanage, as well as...

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“UNITY DOES NOT MEAN UNIFORMITY; IT MEANS HARMONY IN DIVERSITY” HIS HOLINESS ARAM

The conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Lebanon took place at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral on January 27th, 2019, in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the ceremony, and present were leaders from different Christian churches and...

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THE ARMEIAN CHURCH, CATHOLCIOSATE OF CILICIA, PARTICIPATES IN THE MECC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ASSEMBLY

On January 22 and 23, 2019, the Middle East Council of Churches held its Executive Committee’s sessions at the Patriarchal Residence of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The Prelate of Tehran Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian and Prof. Jean Salmanian...

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MP GARO PAYLAN VISITS THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IN ANTELIAS

On Saturday, January 26th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received Garo Paylan, the Armenian deputy of the Turkish Parliament. Paylan was accompanied by Alexan Keoshgerian, member of the Central Committee of the Social-Democrat Hunchakian Party, and Mardig Jamgochian, the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE LEBANESE PHALANGIST PARTY

On Thursday, January 24th, 2019, the Secretary-General of the Lebanese Phalangist Party, Nazar Najarian, visited His Holiness Aram I, in Antelias. The Catholicos and Mr Najarian discussed a resolution put forth to the Parliament by the Lebanese Phalangist Party and the...

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THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY IN ANTELIAS

The Week of Prayer for Christian unity in Lebanon will conclude on January 27th, 2018, at 6pm, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I will preside over the ceremony, which will be attended by leaders from different Christian churches...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I WITH THE ARMENOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT’S STUDENTS

On Friday evening, January 18th, His Holiness Aram I surprised the students of the Armenological department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia with his visit. Jirayr Tanielian, the director of the department, and prof. Ashod Melkonian, who has come to Antelias from...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES BISHOP GEORGE SALIBA

On Thursday, January 17th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I received Bishop of Syrian Orthodox Church in Lebanon George Saliba accompanied by Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, the Prelate of Lebanon.     They discussed topics such as strengthening the cooperation between the...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES A DELEGATION FROM MECC

On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I received a delegation from the Middle East Council of Churches, composed of the General Secretary Dr. Souraya Bechealany and member of the executive committee Dr. Jean Salmanian, as well as directors from various MECC...

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATED THE APPOINTMENT OF NIKOL PASHINYAN AS THE PRIME MINISTER OF REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

On Monday, January 14th, 2019, His Holiness Aram I sent a letter of congratulations to the Prime Minister of Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan on the occasion of his appointment. His Holiness also congratulated Ararat Mirzoyan, the newly elected Speaker of the...

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