Catholicos


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Catholicos

(kəˈθɒlɪkɒs)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) the patriarch of the Armenian Church
[C17: from Greek katholikos; see catholic]
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Noun1.Catholicos - the ecclesiastical title of the leaders of the Nestorian and Armenian churches
spiritual leader - a leader in religious or sacred affairs
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Catholicos Karekin II welcomed the delegation at the Etchmiadzin Cathedral, saying the Cathedral was built 301 years ago.
The 50th-anniversary celebrations of the cathedral were inaugurated by its supreme head, Baselios Marthoma Paulose II Catholicos on Friday.
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Manama, May 21 (BNA): Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the State of Kuwait, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Cilicia of the Armenians, on the occasion of his recent visit to Kuwait to inaugurate a new cathedral and a prelacy for the Armenian community.
This view had become intimately connected to Hazzaya, but also with an important part of the East Syriac mystical tradition that was hereticized by the East Syriac Catholicos Timothy I (reigned 780-823), then later condemned by the synod.
7 (Petra) -- Head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, Catholicos Aram I, said despite challenges facing Middle East Christians, they remain determined to stay because they belong there and share their Muslim brothers these difficulties.
But Tuesday's list of VIPs leaving or arriving at the airport included figures from the religious persuasion, among them Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, who departed for Rome; Orthodox Patriarch John X Yazigi, who left for Warsaw; Armenian Orthodox Catholicos Aram I Keshishian, who left for Geneva; and Patriarch of Catholic Syriacs Ignatius Youssef III, who arrived from Paris.
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The Armenia trip June 24-26 comes in response to an invitation from the patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic church, Catholicos Karekin II, and from the government, the Vatican said.
287-330), King of Armenia, the first Armenian Catholicos St.
The minister of foreign affairs of the Vatican noted that it was a great honor for him to meet with Catholicos Patriarch of all Georgia.