His Holiness Aram I presents his condolences to the President of France, François Hollande

9 January 2015. Yesterday, in his letter of condolence addressed to President François Hollande on behalf of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, His Holiness Aram I condemned the recent terrorist acts in Paris, and stated, “The Armenian Church strongly believes in mutual understanding, respect and tolerance between religions, is committed to justice and to the peaceful resolution of conflict rooted in the principles of human rights.

Based on these convictions our Church nurtures interreligious dialogue.” The Catholicos concluded his letter by asking the President to transmit his condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France.