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Remarks at The ‘Christmas Experience’ at The Armenian Catholic Church in Amman to benefit the displaced community

Your Eminences, Esteemed Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Respected Leaders of NGOs in this region, Reverend Fathers, Ladies and Gentlemen,

In this season of hope as we prepare for the great Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, we are here on this occasion to bring hope to some of the neediest in our midst. The words of the prophet Isaiah speak loudly to us:

Heads of Churches meet at The Jerisalem Patriarchate

Heads of Churches meet at The Jerisalem Patriarchate
Heads of Churches meet at The Jerisalem Patriarchate
Heads of Churches meet at The Jerisalem Patriarchate
Heads of Churches meet at The Jerisalem Patriarchate

At 11.00 am of Wednesday the 26th of November/9th of December 2015, the Heads of Christian Churches in Jerusalem met at the Patriarchate in the context of a long-established meeting.

Peace activists from Korea visist Tje Jeruslaem Patriarchate

Peace activists from Korea visist Tje Jeruslaem Patriarchate
Peace activists from Korea visist Tje Jeruslaem Patriarchate
Peace activists from Korea visist Tje Jeruslaem Patriarchate
Peace activists from Korea visist Tje Jeruslaem Patriarchate

On Saturday, the 22nd of November/5th of December 2015, a group of peace activists led by Mr Lee Man-Hee, visited the Patriarchate. They were courteously welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers.

The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union
The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

At the invitation of the Oxford Union, His All-Holiness delivered an address to the members and guests of the Oxford Union on November 4, 2015, at the University of Oxford.

The Oxford Union is the world's oldest and most prestigious debating society, which has numbered among its renowned international speakers such dignitaries as Albert Einstein, Sir Winston Churchill, and Sen. Robert Kennedy.

His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury

His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury
His All-Holiness visits Archbishop of Canterbury

At the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew paid a formal visit to Lambeth Palace from November 2-4, 2015.

The occasion was in response to Archbishop Justin’s visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate last year.

Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew
Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew
Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew
Holy Lance ‘Geghard’ Brought to the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin for the Feast of St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

On November 28, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. By the Pontifical Encyclical of November 28, 2014 of His Holiness Karekin II, the Feast Day of the Founders of the Armenian Church, St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew has been declared a pilgrimage day of the Holy Lance.