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Cleric ‘forcefully removed’ from Holy Synod after ‘indecent’ accusation against Georgia’s Patriarch

By | October 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Petre Tsaava surrounded by journalists at the gates of Patriarchate where a session of the Holy Synod was held. ( TBILISI, DFWatch--A session of the Holy Synod in Tbilisi has shocked the entire nation, as one of its members accused the spiritual leader and most popular person in the country, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II, of [...]

Head of Georgian Church to attend patriarch Kirill’s 70th Jubilee in Moscow

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

Ilia II meets Kirill in Moscow Jan, 2013 ( Tbilisi, DFWatch – The head of Georgian Church  is expected to pay a visit to Moscow in November to attend a 70-year jubilee of his Russian counterpart. According to the Patriarchate of Georgia,  Catholikos-Patriarch Ilia II was invited by the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow […]

Pope Francis visits Georgia

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

(Administration of President) Tbilisi, DFWatch – Pope Francis’s aircraft landed at Tbilisi International Airport on Friday afternoon. Next day he’s having a mass and sermon in Tbilisi second largest football stadium, where he’ll likely touch political themes. However, Georgia’s ambassador at Vatican isn’t optimistic the Pope will use a term ‘occupation’. Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II, head of Georgian Orthodox Church, as well as President Giorgi Margvelashvili met the Pope at the airport. […]