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Catholicosate of Cilicia
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ANTELIAS HOSTS THE SEVENTH MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION FOR
THEOLOGICAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE ORIENTAL ORTHODOX
CHURCHES

Upon the invitation of His Holiness Aram I, the Commission will meet in
Antelias 26-31 January 2010. Delegates appointed by the Holy See of
Etchmiadzin and the Holy See of Cilicia represent the Armenian Church on
this Commission. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Archbishop of the Eastern
Diocese in USA, and Bishop Nareg Alemezian, the Ecumenical Officer are the
representatives of the Holy See of Cilicia.

The Commission will discuss the role of Ecumenical Councils in the Early
Church. On Sunday, 31 January during the closing Liturgy at St. Gregory the
Illuminator Cathedral, His Excellency Walter Cardinal Kasper, President of
the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity will give the sermon.

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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 history and
the mission 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.