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DONATIONS FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE LEBANESE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY

15 August 2020

As recently announced, the Catholicosate of Cilicia has initiated a fundraising campaign, dedicated to the restoration of the Lebanese Armenian community. His Holiness Catholicos Aram I has appealed for all donations to be made to a special account…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HIGHLY COMMENDS THE HUMANITARIAN AID SENT FROM THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA TO LEBANON

12 August 2020

On Wednesday, August 12th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and PM of Armenia Mr. Nikol Pashinyan conducted a phone conversation, where the Catholicos highly commended the humanitarian aid sent to Lebanon over three consecutive days.       …

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I VISITS THE ARMENIAN CHURCHES IN BEIRUT AND THE SUBURBS DAMAGED DUE TO THE BEIRUT EXPLOSION

11 August 2020

On Tuesday morning, August 11th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I visited the Armenian churches in Beirut and the suburbs to closely inspect the damages. He was accompanied by the prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon, members of…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE NEWLY APPOINTED COMMITTEE OF THE ARMENIAN DEMOCRATIC LIBERAL PARTY IN LEBANON

07 August 2020

On Friday, August 7th, 2020, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I received the newly appointed committee of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party in Lebanon, headed by Avedis Dakessian.   The committee expressed their total solidarity with His Holiness’ recovery…

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“THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY WILL SURVIVE THE SEVERE DAMAGE WITH STRONG DETERMINATION AND THE SOLIDARITY OF PEOPLE OF GOODWILL” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

05 August 2020

The devastating blast of 4 August 2020 at the Beirut port put Lebanon once more on the front pages of the global media. The citizens are outraged but count on the support of the international community. Coming on…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES SOLIDARITY PHONE CALLS

05 August 2020

Phone calls expressing solidarity following the Beirut explosion were received from the President of the Republic of Armenia Mr. Armen Sarkissian, the President of the Republic of Artsakh Mr. Arayik Harutyunyan, the former President of Armenia Mr. Serj…

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I VISITED THE DAMAGED ARMENIAN NEIGHBORHOOD IN BOURDJ HAMOUD AS THE RESULT OF THE EXPLOSION

04 August 2020

Immediately after the Beirut explosion, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, accompanied by a few Cilician brothers, headed to the Armenian neighborhood in Bourdj Hamoud, where he toured the streets with the mayor and representatives of various community bodies,…

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THE ARMENIAN PM NIKOL PASHINYAN EXPRESSED HIS SOLIDARITY TO THE LEBANESE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY

04 August 2020

During a phone call with His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, the Armenian PM Mr. Nikol Pashinyan expressed his concerns following the Beirut explosion and solidarity to the Armenian community in Lebanon, while His Holiness informed the PM on…

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THE EXTENT OF THE DAMAGES FROM THE BEIRUT EXPLOSION REACHED THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA IN ANTELIAS

04 August 2020

  The massive explosion today evening at the Port of Beirut resulted in damages to the Catholicosate of Cilicia. There was substantial damage to the doors, chandeliers and windows of the Cathedral, as well as the residences of…

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THE LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE ARMENIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY VISIT HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

28 July 2020

On Tuesday, July 28th, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Armenian Theological Seminary, headed by Dean of the Seminary V. Rev. Fr. Boghos Tinkjian, paid a congratulatory visit to His Holiness Aram I, on the occasion of the 25th…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RATIFIED THE ELECTION OF BISHOP SHAHE PANOSSIAN AS PRELATE OF LEBANON AND BESTOWED UPON HIM THE RANK OF ARCHBISHOP

27 July 2020

On Friday, July 24th, 2020, the Lebanese Diocesan National Representative Assembly unanimously elected Bishop Shahe Panossian as the prelate of the Armenian Prelacy of Lebanon.   The Representative Assembly informed His Holiness of the results of the election…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE ARMENIA AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON

22 July 2020

On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of Armenia to Lebanon HE Mr. Vahagn Atabekyan, accompanied by Arsen Kharatyan the editor in chief of the Georgian-Armenian news agency ALIQ MEDIA, at the Main…

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