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Georgia celebrates St. George's Day

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. …

Ilia II to visit Russia

Georgian Patriarch Ilia II plans to visit Moscow on November 18. Catholicos will visit Russia at the invitation of Russian Patriarch Kirill. The meetings with representatives of the …

Sophia Loren arrives in Georgia for first time

The famous Italian actress Sophia Loren arrived in Georgia for the first time. She will be the guest of honor at a charity event of the Georgian opera singer Nino Surguladze. It is also known that …

Ilia II visits US ambassador

Today, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II visited the US Ambassador Ian Kelly and his wife Francesca. The meeting was held in the residence of the US diplomat. Its participants …

 Georgia celebrates Christmas

Today Georgian Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas: services were held in all Orthodox temples of the country. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II delivered a Christmas service at the Holy Trinity …

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 …

Ilham Aliyev to visit Georgia

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will arrive in Tbilisi on an official visit today. He will hold several meetings with top officials of Georgia. He will meet with Georgian President Giorgi …

Armenian Cathedral re-dedicated in Tbilisi

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and Catholicos of all Armenians Karekin II undertook a short visit to Tbilisi. They participated in the re-dedication of the reconstructed Cathedral of St. George. The …