On August 22nd, 2018, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, the Armenian Orthodox Patriarch of Cilicia has generously received the delegation from the Royal House of Ghassan headed by HRH Prince Gharios El Chemor of Ghassan Al-Nu’man VIIIat his summer residence in Bikfaya, Lebanon. Also part of the delegation Mr Antoine Kalaydjian, international Director of ecumenical dialogue, Mr. Petro Achkar, Public Relations Manager, Mr. Toni Partamian, Director of Photography and producer, his assistant Michel and Mr. Carl Doumit, Prince Gharios’ assistant.
The Patriarch and the Prince spoke lengthily about the work being developed by the Royal House of Ghassan in raising awareness about the situation of Christianity in the Middle East and promoting dialogue with Muslim leaders. The Royal House of Ghassan has bestowed upon the Patriarch the highest rank of the Order of Saint Michael Archangel. The Patriarch was also interviewed as part of the initiative “One Voice for Christians”, the international multimedia platform founded by the Royal House of Ghassan. Part of the initiative is producing a series of high quality documentaries about religion, history and politics of the Middle East. Patriarch Aram, gave his Blessings and full support to the initiative and the work of the Royal House of Ghassan.
From the official website of the Armenian Orthodox Church and His Holiness Catholicos Aram I the Armenian Patriarch of Cilicia #OneVoiceForChristians http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org/en/archives/22619