Antelias: Members of the Cilician Brotherhood

Catholicosate of Cilicia
Communication and Information Department
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Members of the Cilician Brotherhood visit Dioceses worldwide

Antelias, Lebanon – On behalf of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, the
following members of the brotherhood visited the Dioceses during the Holy
Week in order to join the faithful in prayers.

Archbishop Ardavazt Terterian visited the Western Prelacy. Bishop Dirayr
Panossian visited the Diocese of Cyprus. Rev. Keghart Kusbekian visited the
Diocese of Aleppo. Rev. Bartev Gulumian and Rev. Vaghinag Meloyan visited
the Diocese of Tehran.

Each year, as an expression of the existing brotherly love and collaboration
between the hierarchal Sees, and upon the invitation of Archbishop Torkom
Manougian, Patriarch of Jerusalem, and Archbishop Mesrob Moutafian,
Patriarch of Istanbul, members of the Cilician Britherhood visit Istanbul
and Jerusalem. This year, Bishop Nareg Alemezian visited Jerusalem and V.
Rev. Yeghishée Mandjigian visited Istanbul.

During the Holy week the Brotherhood members also visited churches of the
Diocese of Lebanon to deliver sermons.


The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia is one of the two Catholicosates of
the Armenian Orthodox Church. For detailed information about the
jurisdiction and the Christian Education activities in both the
Catholicosate and the dioceses, you may refer to the web page of the
Catholicosate, The Cilician Catholicosate, the
administrative center of the church is located in Antelias, Lebanon.