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: [email protected]
Web: http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org/

PO Box 70 317
Antelias-Lebanon

Armenian version: http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org/v04/doc/Arme nian.htm

HIS HOLINESS ARAM I RECEIVES THE REPRESENTATIVE
OF PATRIARCH HAZIM

The Spiritual Leader of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch, His Holiness
Patriarch Hazim sent a special delegation to Antelias on February 27 for a
meeting with His Holiness Aram I.

The delegation included Patriarchal Assistant Bishop Louka El-Khoury and
Elie Moukhayber who is also a member of the Middle East Council of Churches'
(MECC) Executive Committee. The delegation carried a message from Patriarch
Hazim. His Holiness Aram I in return expressed his brotherly love for the
Head of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch.

The Catholicos and his guests spoke about the mutual relations and
cooperation between the two Churches. A discussion on the Christian churches
of the Middle East and the organization of their activities also took place.
The sides exchanged views on strengthening the presence and mission of
Christianity in the regions particularly through reorganizing and
reevaluating the work of MECC.

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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.