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.cathcil.org/

PO Box 70 317
Antelias-Lebanon

Armenian version: http://www.cathcil.org/v04/doc/Armenian.htm

HIS HOLINESS MEETS WITH PATRIARCH SFEIR


His Holiness Aram I held a meeting with Patriarch Sfeir on July 2 in
Bekerki. The personal visit became an opportunity for the two spiritual
leaders to discuss the internal situation of Lebanon and the challenges it
faces particularly after the parliamentary elections.

Aram I and Sfeir emphasized the importance of devising a new election law,
forming a national unity government and strengthening the cooperation
between the different confessions in Lebanon.

His Holiness Aram I also had a meeting with the president of the Republic of
Lebanon, HE General Emile Lahoud.

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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.cathcil.org/ The Cilician Catholicosate, the
administrative center of the church is located in Antelias, Lebanon.