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U.S.A. AMBASSADOR TO LEBANON DOROTHY SHEA MET WITH HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

04 June 2020

On Thursday, June 4th, a meeting took place between His Holiness Aram I and U.S.A Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea at the headquarters of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias. The discussion covered issues related to the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF STATING SAFE DURING THE PANDEMIC AT THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL MEETING IN ANTELIAS

02 June 2020

On Monday morning, June 1st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Religious Council of the National General Assembly. During the meeting, issues pertaining to the Armenian Church in general and the Holy See of Cilicia in…

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A PHONE CONVERSATION IS HELD BETWEEN HIS HOLINESS ARAM I AND PM OF ARMENIA MR. PASHINYAN

01 June 2020

On Monday, June 1st, 2020, a phone conversation was held between His Holiness Aram I and the PM of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. The Catholicos wished Pashinyan and his family a speedy recovery and inquired about the situation in…

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CELEBRATING THE NAME DAY OF HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

28 May 2020

The first Independence of the republic of Armenia, celebrated on May 28th, is simultaneously the name day of His Holiness Aram I, who was ordained on the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia and named after the…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES MUSLIM COMMUNITIES ON THE FEAST OF EID AL-FITR

27 May 2020

On the occasion of the feast of Eid Al-Fitr, a major Muslim celebration, His Holiness Aram I warmly congratulates Muslim communities in Lebanon, in the Middle East, and in different parts of the world. Since the 7th century,…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HOLDS A PHONE CONVERSATION WITH THE FORMER AND THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENTS OF ARTSAKH

21 May 2020

On Thursday, May 21st, 2020, His Holiness Aram I held a phone conversation with Bako Sahakyan, former President of the Republic of Artsakh, and Arayik Harutyunyan, the newly-elected President.   Mr. Sahakyan and His Holiness reflected upon their…

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"THE ARMENIAN CHURCH" IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ARABIC

19 May 2020

The Arabic translation of “The Armenian Church,” a book written by His Holiness Aram I with a brief but complete account of the history, theology, rites and rituals of the Armenian Church, is now available in the Arabic…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE DAY OF PRAYER

14 May 2020

Under the initiative of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity, May 14th was declared a Day of Prayer and an invitation was sent to His Holiness Aram I, to take part in this initiative. The purpose was to…

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THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA CONTINUES TO PROVIDE AID FOR FAMILIES IN NEED

30 April 2020

Due to the current socio-economic challenges, for the past months, His Holiness Aram I had requested continuously from the prelacies of the Catholicosate of Cilicia to aid the less fortunate, and in turn, the Catholicosate has provided financial…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I HOLDS A MEETING WITH THE CILICIAN BROTHERHOOD AND BRIEFS THEM ABOUT THE CURRENT SITUATION OF OUR COMMUNITIES IN MIDST OF THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

28 April 2020

On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020, a meeting took place with the Cilician Brotherhood members residing in Antelias, presided over by His Holiness Aram I.   The meeting commenced with the Lord’s Prayer, after which the Catholicos briefly outlined…

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THE COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

24 April 2020

Armenians worldwide mark the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide annually on April 24th. On this occasion, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Divine Liturgy celebrated by Bishop Shahe Panossian, Pontifical Vicar of the Armenian Prelacy in Lebanon,…

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I CONGRATULATES ARAYIK HARUTYUNYAN ON HIS ELECTION AS PRESIDENT OF REPUBLIC OF ARTSAKH

15 April 2020

His Holiness Aram I sends a letter of congratulation to Mr. Arayik Harutyunyan on his election as president of the Republic of Artsakh.   In his letter, the Catholicos has stated that the strengthening of Artsakh and its…

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