30 April 2014. On Wednesday, members of the Executive Committee of the Union of Armenian Evangelical Churches, representing the United States of America, Europe and the Middle East, met with Catholicos Aram I in Antelias.
On the occasion of their meeting in Lebanon, they discussed with His Holiness the hardships of the Armenian community in Syria, Armenia-Diaspora relations and the commemorations of the 100 Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
His Holiness thanked the guests and expressed his appreciation for the long-standing ecumenical cooperation between the Armenian Evangelical Churches and the Catholicosate of Cilicia and their joint projects in Lebanon: the Azounieh Hospital in the Chouf and the Home for the Elderly in Bourj Hammoud. The Catholicos also expressed his gratitude for the important contribution of Haigazian University to the Armenian youth.