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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ONLINE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

01 March 2021

On Thursday February 25th, 2021, The Executive Committee of the Middle Eastern Council of churches held an online meeting. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy in Tehran, and Dr. Jean Salmanian, both members of the Executive…

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COMMEMORATING THE 33RD ANNIVERSARY OF SUMGAIT MASSACRES IN ANTELIAS

28 February 2021

On Sunday, February 28th, 2021, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I presided over a requiem service held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, for the souls of the victims of the Sumgait Pogroms.     In his address on…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ACT ALLIANCE CLIMATE DIALOGUE

23 February 2021

ACT Alliance in coordination with the ACT Lebanon Forum held a virtual dialogue on February 17th and 18th, 2021. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer, participated on behalf of the Catholicosate of Cilicia.   During this year,…

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THE NATIONAL CENTRAL COUNCIL HOLDS A VIRTUAL MEETING

17 February 2021

On Saturday evening, the Lay Council of the National Central Committee of the Catholicosate of Cilicia held a virtual meeting, presided over by His Holiness Catholicos Aram I. Stepan Der Bedrossian from Lebanon and Krikor Mahseredjian from Abu…

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CELEBRATING THE EVE OF THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD TO THE TEMPLE IN ANTELIAS

13 February 2021

  On Saturday evening, February 13th, 2021, on the Eve of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord to the Temple, a special service was held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias.   Given the…

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A VIRTUAL LAUNCH OF THE “TSAYNAKRYAL SHARAGAN HAYASDANYAYTS YEGEGHETSVO” (RECORDED HYMNS OF THE ARMENIAN CHURCH)

13 February 2021

With the blessings of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, the Information and the Communication Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia organized a virtual book launch event on the volumes of hymnals “Tsaynakryal Sharagan Hayasdanyayts Yegeghetsvo” (Recorded hymns of…

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A REQUIEM SERVICE IS HELD IN MEMORY OF THE DECEASED CATHOLICOI AND CLERGY OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

07 February 2021

As per the tradition of our Catholicosate, every year, on the first Sunday of February, a requiem service is held in memory of the deceased catholicoi and clergy of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, who have served during the…

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A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS AT THE SEMINARY ON THE LATE CATHOLICOI OF THE CATHOLICOSTAE OF CILCIA

06 February 2021

On Friday evening, February 5th, 2021, the junior and senior classes of the Armenian Theological Seminary presented talks about the late catholicoi of the Catholicosate of Cilicia, who have served the Holy See after the latter’s establishment in…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE EXECUTIVE SESSION MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF SECRETARIES OF CHRISTIAN WORLD COMMUNIONS

03 February 2021

The Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held a virtual executive session meeting on January 29th, 2021. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian, Ecumenical Officer of the Catholicosate and member of the conference, participated on behalf of the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVED LEBANON'S CARETAKER MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS

02 February 2021

On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, His Holiness Aram I received Lebanon’s caretaker Minister of Youth and Sports Vartine Ohanian-Kevorkian.   Ohanian-Kevorkian briefed His Holiness on the projects of the Ministry, as well as on works related to the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

24 January 2021

His Holiness Aram I congratulated president Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th president of the United State of America.   “We stand ready to work with you and your administration to protect our common values, strengthen…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE ASSEMBLY WORSHIP PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

22 January 2021

The Worship Planning Committee of the WCC’s next General Assembly held its second meeting virtually, from January 11th to the 15th, 2021, in lieu of its planned physical gathering, due to the Coronavirus. V. Rev. Fr. Hrant Tahanian,…

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