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The Holy day Resurrection Sunday will be a day of unprecedented challenge for Georgia

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Ilia II of Georgia celebrates 87th birthday

Today, January 4, marks the 87th birthday of the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia and spiritual leader of the nation, Ilia II, who has been heading the Georgian Orthodox Church for 42 years. Ilia II (Irakli …

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Baptism ceremony held in Tbilisi

The 60th baptism ceremony was held at Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral in Tbilisi yesterday. A total of 800 infants have become godchildren of Georgian Patriarch Ilia II at 20:00 local time. The …

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Marijuana not be cultivated in Georgia

Georgia's government will withdraw its marijuana export bill from parliament, which would have allowed marijuana cultivation for the export of medical and cosmetic cannabis products, the republic's Parliament Speaker Irakli …

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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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Church of Georgian-Armenian discord

Local Armenians broke into the courtyard of the nearly destroyed 10th century church, trying to prevent the employees of Georgia's Ministry of Culture from starting restoration work

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Georgia celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Adherents of the Georgian Orthodox Church, together with other members of the Orthodox world, are celebrating Christmas today according to the Julian calendar, Agenda.ge reports. The special liturgy commenced at Tbilisi's Holy …

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Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia celebrates 84th birthday

Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is celebrating his 84th birthday today. Ilia II was born Irakli Ghudushauri-Shiolashvili. He was born in Vladikavkaz in 1933, graduated from the Moscow Theological Seminary in 1957 and …

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Georgian Patriarch opposes slander against Islam

The sermons of the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has always draw attention of the Georgian public to themselves. They are widely reported in the local media and politicians …

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