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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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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST AT THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA

12 April 2020

Jesus Christ tells us “Do not fear, for I am with you.”   On Sunday, April 12th, 2020, at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Divine Liturgy of the resurrection of…

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“TAKE COURAGE, I HAVE CONQUERED THE WORLD”

11 April 2020

The summary of the Easter message of His Holiness Aram I   “TAKE COURAGE, I HAVE CONQUERED THE WORLD”   Jesus saw the fear and troubled hearts of the disciples before he was taken to Golgotha, and said:…

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PALM SUNDAY IN ANTELIAS

05 April 2020

On Sunday, April 5th, 2020, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Palm Sunday Divine Liturgy celebrated by Bishop Magar Ashkarian, and delivered his pontifical message. The faithful were able to follow through Cilicia TV, the online channel…

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THE CATHOLICOSATES CONTINUES TO PROVIDE AID FOR THE FAMILIES IN NEED

25 March 2020

As a response to the continuing dire economic situation in Lebanon, and the challenges facing our families, the Catholicosate once again provided food stuff through the Christian Education Department to 200 families.

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I EXPRESSED HIS HIGHEST APPRECIATION TO NOUBAR AFEYAN

25 March 2020

On Tuesday, March 24th, His Holiness Aram I had a telephone conversation with Noubar Afeyan and expressed his highest appreciation to him. Mr. Afeyan’s biotech company is working tirelessly to find the coronavirus vaccine.   Mr. Afeyan explained…

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