Georgian Churches

METROPOLITAN JEREMIAH OF GORTYNOS: “WE SHOULD NOT RUSH TO RECOGNIZE THE RESULTS OF THE CRETE COUNCIL. WE NEED A NEW DISCUSSION OF THE ‘RELATIONSHIP OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH WITH THE REST OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD’ DOCUMENT”

December 15, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 15/12/16 The hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Church has commented on the results of the Crete Council and criticized the document “Relationship of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World.” The main points of his statement are published here: 1. “The Crete Council should have clarified the situation (to protect […]

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ROC WILL NOT REACT TO THE CRETE COUNCIL DECISIONS PUBLISHED ONLINE

July 24, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 24/7/16 The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) will not react to the Crete Council documents that have been published online, and will wait until the official documents are received for examination, said Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to RIA-Novosti. On July 15 the […]

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A week of unfulfilled hopes: visit of Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia

June 23, 2011 Featured News

22/6/2011 If we describe the visit of Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia, we can say it was a hope, which clashed with reality. Hrant Mikaelyan, scientific collaborator of the Caucasus Institute, said during talk with Times.am reporter. “Situation of Armenian churches in Georgia has become worse and worse during the years. If 26 acting […]

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Ilia II says Karekin II “too young and inexperienced”

June 20, 2011 News

19/6/2011 PanARMENIAN.Net – Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II said that the Georgian Church is “open for everyone but it will not allow suppression of the Georgian people and state.” When commenting on the recent visit of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians to Georgia, Ilia II said that “Karekin […]

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Georgian Patriarchate: Why aren’t there at least 2-3 Georgian Churches functioning in Turkey?

January 19, 2011 Featured News

19/1/2011 Georgian Patriarchate voiced criticism over talks on restoration of ancient Georgian churches in Turkey and mosques in Georgia. “Patriarchate is an owner of all Georgian orthodox churches, including those located abroad, whereas government has a commitment to hold talks with the other side. Therefore, list of the churches presented to the Turkish side and […]

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