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Georgian archaeologists have discovered unknown 10th century church

June 30, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – June 2016 During archaeological excavations on the territory of Atskuri Church archeologists discovered the ruins of the unknown church of the Atskuri Virgin, attributed to the tenth century, as reported by Georgian television’s Channel One. Archaeologists, art historians, and clergymen clarified that the church found under a layer of earth was built on the […]

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Synaxis: Primates acknowledge pain in absence of missing Churches

June 18, 2016 Featured News
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Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release- Holy and Great Council  – 18/6/16 Pan-Orthodox Council still a go – spokesman for Ecumenical Patriarch Following a doxology and morning prayer service, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew convened the Synaxis (gathering) of the Primates of the local autocephalous Orthodox Churches. This meeting was scheduled in January 2016 to provide the Primates the […]

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Georgian Orthodox Church: Communique on the Holy and Great Council

June 4, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro – Aurelian Iftimiu – May- June 2016 On 25 May 2016, the regular plenary session of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Georgia was held at the Patriarchate of Georgia. The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II acted as the Chairman of the session. Metropolitan Shio (Mujiri) of Senaki and Chkhopotsku was appointed […]

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HOLY MONASTERIES OF MT. ATHOS REPOND TO DOCUMENTS PREPARED FOR PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

April 26, 2016 Featured News

www.pravoslavie.ru – April 2016 The Holy Monasteries of Mt. Athos have responded to the draft documents and methodology of the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council with letters sent to the Holy Community of Mt. Athos which have been released to the public. The documents prepared for the upcoming council were sent to the monasteries of Mt. Athos by […]

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SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMITTEE FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL BEGINS ITS WORK IN ATHENS

December 17, 2015 Featured News

On 16 December 2015, the Special Inter-Orthodox Committee for the Preparation of the Pan-Orthodox Council met in Athens. The Committee is to draw up draft procedure rules of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Russian Orthodox Church is […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians received the representatives of the Spiritual Council of the Yezidis of Georgia

December 2, 2015 Featured News

On November 28th, in the Mother See, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the Delegation led by Dimitri Pirbari, Chairman of the Spiritual Council of the Yezidis of Georgia, accompanied by the representatives of the Yezidi community of Armenia. His Holiness welcomed the visit of the delegation of the […]

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His Holiness Karekin II Re-Consecrates the St. Gevorg Cathedral of Tbilisi

November 4, 2015 Featured News

On October 31, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and with the attendance of the President of Armenia, Mr. Serzh Sargsyan; the re-consecration service of the St. Gevorg Cathedral of Tbilisi, Georgia, was offered. The restoration work of the St. Gevorg Cathedral, originally built in the […]

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THE PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 2, 2015 Featured News

October-November 2015 On Monday, the 6th/19th of October 2015, His Excellency the President of Georgia, Mr Giorgi Margvelasvili, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife, the Ambassador of Georgia to Israel and associates of his. The President and his distinguished retinue were welcomed at David’s Gate by the Patriarchal Commissioner, the Most […]

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THE 5TH PAN-ORTHODOX PRE-COUNCIL CONFERENCE HELD

October 17, 2015 Featured News

On October 12, 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference began its sessions at the Orthodox Center of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambesy near Geneva. It is chaired by Metropolitan John of Pergamon, Patriarchate of Constantinople. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s delegation, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for […]

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His Holiness Aram I blesses the Holy Muron in front of the Genocide Memorial at St. Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya

July 19, 2015 Featured News

18 July 2015. In the Armenian Church the Holy Muron is prepared and blessed every seven years. The ceremony this year acquired a special meaning because it symbolized the anointment of the one-and-a-half million martyrs of the Armenian Genocide and the recommitment of Armenians to the cause of demanding justice on their behalf. The ceremony, […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Condolences to the Patriarch of All Georgia and to the President of Georgia

June 22, 2015 Featured News

On June 15, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia; and to Mr. Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia; on the loss of victims from the flood and destruction in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi. “On behalf of the […]

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Annual Clergy Conference at held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

June 10, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 On June 3, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians presided over the annual clergy conference of the Diocese of the Armenian Church and institutions, convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. 235 priests attended the meeting convened under the title “The consequences of the Armenian Genocide in […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon concelebrates Liturgy with Georgian Patriarch in Tbilisi Cathedral

April 28, 2015 Featured News

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia and Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, at the Cathedral of the All Holy Trinity in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. [See related story and photos.] At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon, delegation depart for Armenia, Georgia

April 22, 2015 News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – April 2015 At the invitation of the His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and a delegation from the Orthodox Church in America, will arrive in Armenia on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, where they will participate in the commemoration of the 100th […]

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I.A.O. Delegation visits Georgia : Meets Catholicos-Patriarch ILia II

April 9, 2015 Featured News
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April 2015 Joint meeting of the I.A.O. Committees on Culture and Education One-day conference with subject: “Education and Culture; key elements of the Orthodox tradition» The visit of the delegation of the Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) headed by the I.A.O. Alternate Secretary General Mr. Ioannis Amanatidis and in presence of the representative of the […]

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GEORGIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IS SUPPORTED BY 91% OF RESPONDENTS

April 8, 2015 Featured News
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  Pravoslavie.ru – 8/4/15 Results of the new survey research carried out by the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Georgia have been published. According to the survey, 91% of the respondents support the activity of the Georgian Orthodox Church. Church activity is not supported by 3% of the respondents, while 6% of them had no settled […]

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Spring and Mother’s Love in “Saint Movses Khorenatsi” Primary School

April 5, 2015 News
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Armenian Orthodox Church in Georgia – April 2015 On April 1, 2015 “Spring and Mother’s Love” event organized by “Saint Movses Khorenatsi” Primary School was held in Calouste Gulbenkian Hall of the Hayartun Center. It was attended by the Fathers of the Church, Hayartun Center employees, parents and other guests. Mrs. Eleonora Vardanyan, the wife […]

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Classical Music Concert in Memory of the Armenian Genocide Victims held in Georgia

March 30, 2015 Featured News

On March 21, 2015 at the initiative of the Union of Armenian Musicians of Georgia and with the support of the “Hayartun” Center of the Armenian Diocese, Calouste Gulbenkian Hall hosted a classical musical concert dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with the participation of the 3rd year bachelor student Stella Mkrtchyan […]

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Divine Liturgy in Memory of St. Gregory the Illuminator

March 30, 2015 Featured News
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Armenian Orthodox Church in Georgia – march 2015 On March 21, 2015 the feast of the first Catholicos St. Gregory the Illuminator was celebrated in memory of his torments in Khor Virap. The Divine Liturgy therefore was delivered by the Primate of the Armenian Diocese, His Grace Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan in Tbilisi St. Etchmiadzin Church. […]

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Remembering Ananian-Hovnanian Family

March 20, 2015 Featured News
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Armenian Orthodox Church in Georgia On March 15, 2015 Doctor of Philology, Chairman of the Patriotic Union “Lorva Dzor”(“Lori Valley”), Head of RA MES State Inspectorate of Language, Professor Sergo Yeritsyan presented his book “Following In Ananian-Hovnanian Family Footsteps” in the “Hayartun” Center’s Calouste Gulbenkian hall. The author of the book, Armenian public figures of […]

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Commemoration Day of the Forty Saint Martyrs in the Armenian Diocese in Georgia

March 20, 2015 Featured News

On March 14, 2015 the Divine Liturgy was held in memory of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste in Saint Etchmiadzin church, located in Avlabari, Tbilisi. The priest, who conducted the Divine Liturgy, recalled the Holy Forty, who came from different cities of the Kingdom of Greater Armenia and served near the city of Sebaste. They […]

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