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P.O. Box 70 317 Antelias, Lebanon
Tel: +961 1 410 001-410 003- 4 523 461-523 462
Fax: +961 1 410 002
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The Armenian Apostolic (also known as Armenian Orthodox) Church, Catholicosate of Cilicia, was founded by the Apostles, St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew. Armenia was the first nation to declare Christianity as a state religion, in 301 AD. The Armenian Catholicosate was originally established in Armenia and was transferred to Sis, Cilicia, in 1293, and to Antelias, Lebanon, in 1930.
(last updated: 22-August-2003)

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