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PATRIARCH ILIA TO CELEBRATE 47TH MASS BAPTISM

December 22, 2016 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/12/16 On December 24, His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of Georgia will celebrate his forty-seventh mass baptism, reports Blagovest. With the first mass baptism on January 19, 2008, Patriarch Ilia commenced his initiative to help improve the dire demographic situation in Georgia caused by post-Soviet abortion rates. Such mass celebrations are held four […]

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