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24 November 2020

H.E. Audrey Azoulay Director-General UNESCO   Madame Director-General,     Re: Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh’s Armenian historical, religious and cultural heritage The World Council of Churches is a global fellowship of churches in over 120 countries and territories, representing an estimated…

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MECC DECLERATION: JUSTICE FOR ARTSAKH

23 November 2020

  The six weeks of bloody armed conflict that occurred a few weeks ago in Artsakh- Armenian name of Nagorno -Karabakh- ended with a ceasefire, in effect as of midnight November 9-10, as well as with a deal…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I APPEALS TO REJECT THE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY ARMENIA AND AZERBAIJAN, AND TO REFRAIN FROM ALL ACTIONS THAT CAN LEAD TO INTERNAL COMMOTION

15 November 2020

In his recent pontifical address, His Holiness Aram I appealed to the Armenian people to “refuse the document signed by Armenia and Azerbaijan through the mediation of Russia, which clearly goes beyond a ceasefire agreement, and is full…

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A MEETING WITH THE CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD

13 November 2020

  On Friday, November 13th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the Cilician brotherhood meeting, held at the Main Hall of the Catholicosate, where he briefed the situation in Artsakh and his thoughts on the matter,…

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A PHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ARMEN SARKISSIAN

13 November 2020

On Friday, November 13th, 2020, a phone conversation was held between His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and the President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, who suggested to His Holiness to declare Sunday, November 22nd, Remembrance Day for the fallen…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVED THE HOMENETMEN CENTRAL COMMITTEE AND THE DEPUTY MAYOR OF THE ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX

05 November 2020

On Thursday, November 5th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the Homenetmen Central Committee accompanied by Arthur Khandjian, Deputy Mayor of the Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.   At the initiative of the Deputy Mayor, a program to aid the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HAD A MEETING WITH HIS EMINENCE JOSEPH SPITERI THE APOSTOLIC NONCE IN LEBANON

04 November 2020

This evening, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I met H.E. Joseph Spiteri and exposed to him the conflict of the Republic of Artsakh in its historical and political context.   Speaking about the aggression of Azerbaijan against the peaceful…

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THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXPRESSES SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARMENIAN ARMY

02 November 2020

On Saturday morning, October 31st, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over the meeting of Religious Council of Central Council of the National General Assembly held in Antelias.   His Holiness commenced by briefing the Council on…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANGLICAN–ORIENTAL ORTHODOX INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION MEETING

29 October 2020

The Anglican–Oriental Orthodox International Commission held a virtual meeting on October 27th, 2020, in lieu of its yearly gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate, and V. Rev. Fr. Zareh…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF WORLD CHRISTIAN COMMUNIONS

29 October 2020

The annual Conference of Secretaries of World Christian Communions held a virtual meeting on October 20th to the 22nd, 2020, in lieu of its yearly gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of…

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THE ONLY PERMANENT SOLUTION TO THE ARTSAKH ISSUE IS THE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARTSAKH" ARAM A. CATHOLICOS

28 October 2020

On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received a delegation from the Lebanese Forces (LF) party composed of members of the Lebanese Parliament and former ministers.   The aim of the visit was to express…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I RECEIVES THE HAMAZKAYIN CENTRAL COMMITTEE

26 October 2020

On Saturday, October 24th, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the Hamazkayin Central Committee headed by Dr. Meguerditch Meguerditchian.   During the meeting, they discussed the activities of the Hamazkayin Cultural and Educational Society through its worldwide branches…

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