Tag: Georgian Orthodox


Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- October 25, 2016

TASS - 25/10/16 Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is expected to pay a visit to Moscow in November to mark Russian Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday, ... Read More


Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- April 8, 2015

http://www.atlantaserbs.com/   Pravoslavie.ru - 8/4/15 Results of the new survey research carried out by the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Georgia have been published. According to ... Read More

Georgian Patriarch to Become Godparent to a Thousand Children From Large Families

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- January 17, 2015

17/1/15 One thousand Georgian children will become godchildren to the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Ilia II, on the celebration of the Lord's Baptism. This will ... Read More

Patriarch Ilia II: “God is with us. These words are written in the Bible”

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- December 31, 2014

Pravoslavie.ru - December 2014 On the occasion of the 37th anniversary of his patriarchal enthronment, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia together with the Holy Synod ... Read More

Vatican’s Foreign Minister Visits Georgia

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- September 16, 2014

Civil Georgia - September 2014 Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, met Georgian leadership in Tbilisi on September 15 and also ... Read More

Georgian Orthodox Patriarchate Slams Attack on the Armenian Orthodox Church in Tbilisi 

OCP- July 25, 2014

Catholicos-Patriarch Illya II of All Georgia and Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of All Armenia Kisha D Dorado - (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European ... Read More

Cave presumably containing tomb of queen Tamar found

OCP- May 27, 2014

May 2014 Workers of a road brigade in Ingushetia have discovered an ancient cave after a landslide, which may contain either treasures of the capital ... Read More

Georgian Church Leader: ‘Believers will not Accept’ Anti-Discrimination Law

OCP- May 9, 2014

May 2014 “How can illegality be legalized? Legalizing illegality is a huge sin and that’s exactly what I have spoken out about" - Patriarch Ilia ... Read More

Utah Philanthropist Meets with Leader of Georgian Orthodox Church

OCP- December 18, 2013

18/12/13 Award-winning author and philanthropist John M. Simmons recently traveled to Tbilisi, in the former Soviet State of Georgia, to meet with His Holiness and ... Read More

Georgian Priests Should Remember Jesus’ Words

OCP- December 14, 2013

By Paul  Rimple - 14/12/13 The charitable State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, or SOCAR,  has begun providing free gas to some 200 churches throughout Georgia  ... Read More

Georgian Orthodox Christians Protest Minaret Restoration

OCP- August 31, 2013

31/8/13 A group of Orthodox Christians in Georgia's southern Samtskhe-Javakheti Province are protesting the restoration of the minaret of a local mosque. Activists in the ... Read More

Anti-Gay Riot In Tblisi Tests Balance Between Church, State

OCP- July 31, 2013

31/7/13 While gay rights have been gaining ground in the West, they’ve been facing a strong backlash in many countries of the former Soviet Union. Russia ... Read More

Georgia’s mighty Orthodox Church

OCP- July 1, 2013

Catholicos-Patriarch Illya II of all Georgia 1/7/13 - BBC When several dozen Georgian Orthodox priests led tens of thousands of people on a violent attack ... Read More

Georgia Removes “666” from ID Cards

OCP- June 24, 2013

Giorgi Lomsadze - June 2013 When Tea Tsulukiani became Georgia’s justice minister her task seemed tough, but straightforward: Take former corrupt officials to task and build ... Read More

Coptic Christians Flee From Egypt to Georgia

OCP- June 12, 2013

12/6/13 In Egypt, violent clashes between Copts and Muslims have been on the rise since the 2011 ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak, with many ... Read More

Rising church asserts itself in Georgia

OCP- May 24, 2013

Nicholas Clayton - 24/5/13 Anti-gay mobs and opposition arrests are raising concerns about the country’s direction since a new government took power last year. TBILISI, ... Read More

Georgian Orthodox Church Calls for Anti-Abortion Law

OCP- May 6, 2013

Civil Georgia, Tbilisi - 6/5/13 Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Ilia II, has called on the Georgian authorities in his Easter epistle for adopting ... Read More

Ivanishvili on Georgian Orthodox Church

OCP- April 11, 2013

Civil Georgia, Tbilisi - 10/4/13 PM Ivanishvili said on April 10 that “problems exist” in the Georgian Orthodox Church too and speaking publicly on these ... Read More

Georgian church declares 2013 the year of Queen Tamar

OCP- February 19, 2013

19/2/13 Georgian Orthodox Church has declared 2013 the year of Queen Tamar. Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II made this statement during a Sunday sermon. ... Read More

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church

OCP- January 22, 2013

On 21 January 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia and ... Read More

Georgian Orthodox Church head to visit Moscow

OCP- January 20, 2013

20/1/13 The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is headed to Moscow on the occasion of him being awarded the Prize of the International Foundation ... Read More