His Holiness Aram I Meets the Heads of Christian Communities in Iran

23 October 2014. On Thursday afternoon, His Holiness Aram I met with the Heads of Christian Communities in Iran at the Prelacy in Tehran.

Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian welcomed the guests and informed the Catholicos that they meet often to consult and discuss their problems and plans. He then invited the representatives to introduce their communities and their work to Catholicos Aram I.

At the end of the meeting, Catholicos Aram I praised the fact that the Heads of religious communities are allowed to freely hold prayer services and organize religious education programmes, and he encouraged them to continue meeting in prayer and sharing their experiences. He then spoke of the urgency of Christians in the Middle East to be united and referred to the important role of the Middle East Council of Churches in the region.