PRESS RELEASE
Catholicosate of Cilicia
Communication and Information Department
Contact: V.Rev.Father 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


ACUS A LECTURE SERIES TACKLES THE APPROACH OF THE CHURCH TO CONTEMPORARY
MORAL ISSUES

The lecture series on the Armenian Church organized by the Armenian Church
University Students' Association (ACUSA) and the Christian Education
Department of the Catholicosate of Cilicia continues in Antelias. V. Rev.
Fr. Krikor Chiftjian delivered the fourth lecture on "the Armenian Church
and moral issues" in the ACUSA center on November 25.

Fr. Chiftjian spoke about the various moral issues prevalent in current
societies and the conflicts they have caused in these societies. He
explained the approaches of the church and its rules regarding these issues.
He touched on a number of issues, including rituals and morality, mutual
relations within a family, individual moral problems and moral conflicts in
today's world in general.

The lecturer concluded by highlighting the role of the church in the society
with respect to moral issues, stressing that moral laws can't be separated
from the church. He added that one of the missions of the church is to
spread moral values and principles in the life of the people.

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View photos here: http://www.cathcil.org/v04/doc/Photos/Photos27.htm

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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 youth
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.