As a part of a series of meeting the Central Committee of the ARF-Western US is holding with representatives and leadership of community institutions and organizations–an ARF-CC delegation composed of Hovig Saliba–Vahe Bozoian and Hovhan Tashjian met with the spiritual leader of the Catholic Armenian community–Dean Pastor Raphael Minassian–Father Armenag Bedrossian and the Parish Council Chair–Ara Aroyan. The meeting took place on October 10 at the headquarters of the Catholic Armenian community.
Father Raphael Minassian presented the current overall situation of the Catholic Armenian community–reflecting on difficulties he as the spiritual leader faces–and speaking about future project. The CC praised Father Raphael for his dedication in serving the community and commitment to remodeling the Glendale Catholic Church. During the one and a half hour meeting–the participants reviewed numerous issues of concern to the community and stressed the necessity of cooperation in resolving these problems.