PRESS RELEASE
Catholicosate of Cilicia
Communication and Information Department
Contact: V.Rev.Fr.Krikor Chiftjian, Communications Officer
Tel: (04) 410001, 410003
Fax: (04) 419724
E- mail: info@ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org
Web: http://www.ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org/

PO Box 70 317
Antelias-Lebanon

REPRESENTATIVES OF 'SHEIKH EL AKL' OF THE DRUZE COMMUNITY IN ANTELIAS

On Friday 28 August 2009, representatives of the 'Sheik el Akl' the
religious head of the Druze community, visited His Holiness Aram I. The
purpose of the visit was to invite him to the Iftar they were holding during
the month of Ramadan for all Religious Leaders in Lebanon.

The Sheikhs also discussed with His Holiness the status of interreligious
dialogue in the country, and problems resulting from economic disparities in
society.

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The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia is one of the two Catholicosates of
the Armenian Orthodox Church. For detailed information about the Ecumenical
activities of the Cilician Catholicosate, you may refer to the web page of
the Catholicosate, http://www.ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org The Cilician
Catholicosate, the administrative center of the church is located in
Antelias, Lebanon.