Aram I declares 2018 ‘The year of independence’

www.armradio.am - 18/1/18 His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, has declared 2018 “The Year of Independence” to mark the centennial anniversary of Armenian Independence and the establishment of the First Republic, Press Service of the Catholicate of Cilicia reports. Aram I’s Pontifical Encyclical was read on Sunday, Jan. 14, during the Holy Liturgy ...

Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ will be brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 28/11/17 In 2015, the Feast Day of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew, the Founders of the Armenian Church, was declared as the pilgrimage day of the Holy Lance; by Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. This year, the Holy Lance (Geghard) will ...

St. Nerses the Graceful Medal Awarded to Mr. Gegham Gharibjanian

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin -  March 2017 An awards ceremony was held on February 26, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Mr. Gegham Gharibjanian, diplomat and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentary of United Arab Emirates and Qatar To the Republic ...

Order of St. Gregory the Illuminator Medal Awarded to His Eminence Archbishop Paren Avetikyan

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 18/1/17 On January 15, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral, during which an awards ceremony was held. His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, granted the Order of St. ...

Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

On November 28, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. By the Pontifical Encyclical of November 28, 2014 of His Holiness Karekin II, the Feast Day of the Founders of the Armenian Church, St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew has been declared a pilgrimage day of the Holy ...

Pontifical Encyclical on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

December 2014 KAREKIN II, SERVANT OF JESUS CHRIST, BY THE MERCY OF GOD AND THE WILL OF THE NATION CHIEF BISHOP AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS, SUPREME PATRIARCH OF THE PAN-NATIONAL PREEMINENT ARARATIAN SEE THE APOSTOLIC MOTHER CHURCH OF UNIVERSAL HOLY ETCHMIADZIN. CHRIST-BEQUEATHED GREETINGS OF LOVE AND PONTIFICAL BLESSINGS TO THE CATHOLICIOSATE OF THE GREAT HOUSE OF CILICIA, TO THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATES OF HOLY ...

Armenian Communities of Mexico Included in the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America By Pontifical Encyclical of Catholicos of All Armenians

December 2014 Following a request by the Eastern and Western Dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church of North America, by Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian communities of Mexico have been removed from the jurisdiction of the Eastern Diocese of the USA and are now ...

Bestowing of Medals at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

                  On September 9, a solemn Medals ceremony was held in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. For devotion and patriotic service, as well as achievements in the fields of science and health, ...