religion in Caucasus

Georgia celebrating St. George's Day - Giorgoba

Today Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Festive services, dedicated to this day, are held in all the acting churches of Georgia. Especially this …

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Erdogan named world's most influential Muslim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ranked first place in the 2019 edition of the World's 500 Most Influential Muslims. Prepared annually by the Jordan-based Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, the book notes …

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Orthodox church opens in Chechnya

The inauguration of the church in honor of Holy Great Martyr Barbara was held on Saturday in the village of Shelkovskaya in Chechnya. The opening ceremony was attended by Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation …

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Muslims all over the world observe Laylat al-Qadr

Laylat al-Qadr — the 27th night of Ramazan — was observed all over the world Monday night. Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is in Islamic belief the night when the first verses …

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Priests to educate Georgian youth

The leadership of the Georgian Orthodox Church intends to help in the organization of the educational process of adolescents to influence the problem of violence and aggression among them, the special statement of the Patriarchate of Georgia …

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Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia names his locum tenens

The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia has named a locum tenens Patriarch before congratulating the people on Saint George Day in the Kashueti Church today. The Patriarch read the corresponding order which has been issued today, InterPressNews …

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Chechnya's Mufti meets with Saudi King

Chechnya's Mufti Salah-haji Mezhiev met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud in Moscow. They discussed the cooperation between Chechnya and Saudi Arabia on religious issues …

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