Georgian Patriarch to undergo medical examination in Munich

Tbilisi, February 4, Interfax – The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is going to Germany on Wednesday to undergo a medical examination, a source at the Georgian Patriarchate told Interfax.

“Patriarch’s health condition is improving, currently it is stable and satisfactory, there is nothing to worry about, but after the consultation between Georgian and German doctors it was decided that the Patriarch should go to Germany,” the Patriarchate source said. Ilia II will undergo an examination at the same clinic in Munich, where he was earlier operated. The Patriarchate categorically denied rumors about the Patriarch’s worsening health condition.