His Holiness Aram I’s visit gives hope to the Armenian Community in Aleppo

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/1/17 5 January 1017. On Thursday, Christmas Eve, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Aleppo to celebrate the Incarnation of Jesus Christ with the Armenian community who have stayed in Aleppo despite the conflict. He entered the city accompanied by Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Peria (Syria) and an accompanying delegation consisting of clergy ...

His Holiness Aram I celebrates Christmas Liturgy with the Armenian Community in Aleppo

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/1/17 6 January 2016. His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Christmas Liturgy at the Holy Mother of God Church, assisted on the altar by Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Diocesan Bishop, and Bishop Norayr Ashekian, a member of the brotherhood accompanying the Catholicos. Catholicos Aram I focussed his sermon on the biblical verse, “Do not be ...

We should not forget the Armenian Community in Syria, Appeals His Holiness Aram I

www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org - June 2016 Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict, His Holiness Aram I has been monitoring the situation of Armenians in Syria through regular telephone communication with Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Primate, and the lay leadership. A few days ago, the Archbishop informed the Catholicos that the latest mortar attacks on Aleppo also hit the ...

His Holiness Aram I expresses his concern to the Syrian authorities regarding the recent bombardment of Armenian neighbourhoods

8/6/14 While visiting Pope Francis I in Rome, Catholicos Aram I received a report from Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, prelate of the Armenian Diocese of Peria (Syria), on the aggression against Armenians in the Nor Kyugh neighbourhood of Aleppo. According to the report, Armenian Churches, schools and residences are being bombarded in the densely populated neighbourhood. These ...

The State of the Kessab Refugees Remains Grave

May 2014 His Holiness Aram I and the Executive Council of the Catholicosate of Cilicia have announced that they are monitoring the situation in Kessab and its uprooted population closely and that they are deeply concerned over the deep political, national and humanitarian implications of the displacement. Accompanied by community leaders, Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian continues to meet ...