PATRIARCH ILIA BELIEVES PRIEST CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER IS INNOCENT

Pravoslavie.ru - 7/9/17 His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia believes that Archpriest George Mamaladze, sentenced to 9 years in prison yesterday for premeditated attempted murder and illegal possession of firearms, could not have committed such a crime, reports interpressnews.ge. Fr. George was arrested on February 10 at the Tbilisi airport with cyanide found in his luggage, intending to fly to ...

GEORGIAN PRIEST GETS 9 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PATRIARCH’S SECRETARY

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Pravoslavie.ru - 6/9/17 After several months of closed proceedings, the Tbilisi city court found Archpriest George Mamaladze guilty of the attempted murder of the secretary of His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II Shorena Tetruashvili. It was originally believed that he was plotting the murder of the patriarch himself, although it later became clear that this was not the ...

TRIAL OF PRIEST ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED MURDER BEGINS IN TBILISI

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 The trial of Archpriest George Mamaladze, accused of attempted murder against Shorena Tetruashvili, the assistant of His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of Georgia, has begun today in Tbilisi, reports Interfax-Religion. Fr. George was arrested on February 10 at the Tbilisi airport with cyanide found in his luggage, intending to fly to Berlin where ...

GEORGIAN PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE SAYS PRIEST PLANNED TO KILL PATRIARCH ILIA’S SECRETARY

Pravoslavie.ru - March 2017 In a report detailing the ongoing investigation into the poisoning scandal that has rocked the Orthodox nation of Georgia, the Prosecutor’s Office has alleged that Archpriest George Mamaladze attempted to take cyanide to Berlin where the beloved Patriarch Ilia II was undergoing gallbladder surgery, reports Radio Liberty. However, the target was not, ...

NOW BELIEVED PATRIARCH ILIA’S ASSISTANT WAS THE TARGET OF ATTEMPTED POISONING

Pravoslavie.ru - 22/2/17 It is now known that Archpriest George Mamaladze, who was detained at Tbilisi airport on February 10 with a bottle of cyanide in his baggage, previously thought to be intended for His Holiness Patriarch-Catholics Ilia II of Tbilisi and All Georgia who was undergoing gallbladder surgery in Germany, has been accused of plotting ...

PATRIARCH ILIA WILL RETURN HOME FEBRUARY 20 – SUSPECTED WOULD-BE-POISONER DENIES ACCUSATIONS

Pravoslavie.ru - 17/2/17 According to Lasha Zhvania, the head of the Patriarch of Georgia Foundation, His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II will return to Tbilisi on February 20 from Germany where he underwent gall bladder surgery. His Holiness is eager to get home to his flock, reports Blagovest. All medical procedures went smoothly, and the doctors have approved the ...