Patriarch may visit Abkhazia


Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia Illia Second Archepiscope of Mtskheta-Tbilisi and Mitropolite of Pitsunda and Tkhum Abkhazia, His Holiness and Beatitude probably will visit Abkhazia, GHN reports. The information was approved by the Press Service of the Georgian Patriarchate. They noted that Illia Second has a great wish to visit Abkhazia.

“At this time it is difficult to predict whether will it be possible and what measures will be taken for this event,”- the Press Office of the Patriarchy reports. According to Press Office information before the question can be decided, the Patriarch will visit the UK.

The Patriarch has not been in Abkhazia since the conflict in the region in the 1990s. (GHN)