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

THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA PARTICIPATES IN THE BLESSING OF THE MURON IN
SAINT ETCHMIYADZINE


His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, will perform the
blessing of the Holy Muron service in St. Etchmiyadzine on Sunday, September
28.

Following the invitation of His Holiness, a delegation from the
Catholicosate of Cilicia will participate in the service on behalf of His
Holiness Aram I. The delegation includes the Prelate of the Diocese of
Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates, Archbishop Gorun Babian, and the
Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy of the United States, Archbishop Oshagan
Tcholoyan.

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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.