Aram I to Chair Council on Jerusalem

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia is expected to be invited to chair the International Council of senior religious leaders–where representatives will discuss the issue of Christianity in Jerusalem.

The Council is to take part in Geneva–at the beginning of August. Representatives from all the prominent churches in the world–the Vatican–ecumenical organizations–as well as representatives from Jerusalem and Palestine will attend the council.

This unprecedented meeting is aimed to compare different Christian views emerging around Jerusalem and to specify the Christian approach–as well as to seek practical methods enabling the council to back the historical rights of churches in Jerusalem. Catholicos Aram I is to make a speech at the opening ceremony of the council.


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