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THE HAMAZKAYIN ART SCHOOLS’ SUMMER PROGRAM STUDENTS VISIT HIS HOLINESS

27 July 2021

On Monday, July 26th, 2021, the Hamazkayin Art Schools’ Summer Program students and teachers visited His Holiness Aram I, at St. Mary Monastery in Bikfaya, to receive his blessings.   In a friendly atmosphere, the students described to…

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FORMER LEBANESE AMBASSADOR TO WASHINGTON VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

12 July 2021

On Monday, July 12th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Simon Karam, Lebanon’s former ambassador to Washington. The main purpose of the visit was to discuss the evaluation of His Holiness of the recent Vatican meeting.   Aram…

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THE FEAST OF TRANSFIGURATION IN ANTELIAS

11 July 2021

On Sunday, July 11th, 2021, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ was marked at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I presided over the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence…

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LEBANESE POLITICIANS VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

11 July 2021

On Friday, July 9th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Elie Ferzli, the Deputy Speaker, Jean Aziz, former communication officer of the Presidential Palace, Dr. Abdallah Bou Habib, former Lebanese Ambassador to Washington, and Habib Aphram, the president…

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BESTOWING OF “PRINCE OF CILICIA” MEDAL TO MR. AND MRS. GARO AND SOSSE ESHGIAN

11 July 2021

On the evening of Thursday, July 8, 2021, under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Torkom Donoyan, Prelate, the Executive Council organized a special dinner in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Garo and Sosse Eshgian, in recognition of his…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I PAID A VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS MAR APHREM II

08 July 2021

On Wednesday, July 7th, His Holiness Aram I paid a brotherly visit to His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II.   The two spiritual heads of the churches surrounded by their archbishops, bishops and archimandrites had an exchange…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES HIS EMINENCE ARCHBISHOP LEVON ZEKIYAN

07 July 2021

On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received His Eminence Archbishop Levon Zekiyan, the Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Constantinople and Turkey. During the meeting, they discussed issues pertaining to the recent meeting of the Lebanese Christian…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

06 July 2021

The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, the highest decision-making body of the WCC, convened via video meeting from June 23rd to the 29th. Over 200 committee members and participants joined the meeting. Two members of…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I WISHES SPEEDY RECOVERY TO HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

05 July 2021

Today in a personal letter to His Holiness Pope Francis, Catholicos Aram I wished him “a good convalescence and speedy recovery” from a surgery that the Pope underwent yesterday.   Referring to the meeting of the Christian spiritual…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I ASKS POPE FRANCIS TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE RELEASE OF ARMENIAN POWS

03 July 2021

(originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Catholicos Aram I has spoken about the consequences of Artsakh War, especially the return of Armenian captives, with His Holiness Pope Francis.   The conversation was held on the sidelines…

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POPE FRANCIS HOLDS MEETING WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I, OTHER CHRISTIAN LEADERS OF LEBANON

02 July 2021

(Originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Pope Francis held a meeting with His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rai, and other Lebanon’s Christian leaders to discuss the country’s crisis.   Pope Francis…

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CATHOLICOS ARAM I, POPE FRANCIS TO ADDRESS MEETING OF LEBANESE CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN THE VATICAN

30 June 2021

(originally published by Horizon Weekly)   His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the great House of Cilicia is leaving for the Vatican on June 30th to attend a meeting of Lebanese Christian leaders in the presence of His…

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