Category: Georgia

1200 Children Baptized as Godchildren of Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II Through 69th Universal Baptism

OCP- July 16, 2024

OCP News Service – 16/07/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: On July 14th, 2024, 1,200 children were added as Godchildren of His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II during the ... Read More

Faith and Football Unite: Patriarch Ilia II Meets Georgian National Team After Their Historic Euro Cup Run

OCP- July 7, 2024

1tv.ge OCP News Service – 07/07/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: Following their historic run to the UEFA Euro 2024 knockout stages, the Georgian national football team paid ... Read More

Georgian Church Official Meets EU Ambassador, Discusses Integration and Values

OCP- June 21, 2024

patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 21/06/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: On June 17,2024, Metropolitan Theodore (Chuadze), a senior cleric in the Georgian Orthodox Church, met with EU ... Read More

Azerbaijani Delegation Visits Georgian Patriarchate to Strengthen Religious and Diplomatic Ties

OCP- June 13, 2024

patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 13/06/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: On June 12, 2024, a high-level Azerbaijani delegation, led by the newly appointed Chairman of the State ... Read More

Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II’s “Green Georgia” Revives Spring Tree-Planting Initiative with Tbilisi School

OCP- March 31, 2024

patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 31/03/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: The "Green Georgia" foundation, established by His Holiness and Blessed Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, has ... Read More

Georgian Orthodox Church and Environment Ministry of Georgia Join Forces for Ecological Improvement

OCP- March 16, 2024

patriarchate.ge patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 16/03/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: In a significant development for Georgia's environmental future, a meeting was held on March 15,2024, between ... Read More

Georgian Catholicos-Patriarch and Prime Minister Discuss Country’s Development, Church-State Relations

OCP- February 21, 2024

OCP News Service – 21/02/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: His Holiness Ilia II, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia met with Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze on February 18,2024, ... Read More

Georgian Church Hierarchs Convene to Address Drug Use, Family Support Issues

OCP- February 21, 2024

patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 21/02/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: His Holiness Ilia II, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia held a meeting with hierarchs on February 20 ... Read More

Controversial Icon Featuring Stalin Sparks Violent Confrontation in Georgia

OCP- January 13, 2024

rferl.org REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze OCP News Service – 13/01/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia:  A heated debate over an icon featuring the Soviet dictator Josef Stalin alongside the Russian ... Read More

Georgia Celebrates 91st Birthday of Patriarch Ilia II

OCP- January 5, 2024

patriarchate.ge patriarchate.ge OCP News Service – 05/01/2024 Tbilisi -Georgia: His Holiness Ilia II, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, celebrated his 91st birthday surrounded by well-wishers, ... Read More