Aram I arrives in Armenia bringing relics of Armenian Genocide victimsArmenia
In the early morning of April 23, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Holy See of Cilicia has arrived in Armenia by a special flight to preside with His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians over the canonization ceremony of the Armenian Genocide victims. “Armenpress” was informed about this from the Catholicosate of Cilicia’s official cite. His Holiness Aram I was accompanied by the bishops and priests of the Congregation of Catholicosate of Cilicia.
His Holiness has brought with him the relics of Genocide victims, which were kept in the Chapel of the Holy Martyrs’ Altar of the Great House of Cilicia. After the canonization ceremony, at the same night Aram I Catholicos will return to Antelias to preside over the ecclesiastical ceremony of April 24, as well as to consecrate the renovated Armenian Genocide first Memorial and deliver his pontifical speech of the 100th anniversary to the people.