Statement from the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin on Recent Incident in the Georgian Diocese

July 2014 On July 19, according to a statement by the Armenian Church Diocese of Georgia, over 50 people, expressing disrespectful and blasphemous remarks, attacked the Holy Etchmiadzin Armenian Church of the Havlabar district in Tbilisi, Georgia. As a result of the attack, the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Manuk Zeynalyan; representatives of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia, ...

Head of Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Church attends Independence Day celebrations in Tbilisi

27/5/13 On May 26 of 2013, on the occasion of the Independence Day of Georgia the Head of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Holy Church in Georgia, His Grace Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan and the Head of the Legal Department of the Diocese and the Adviser to the Head of the Diocese – Levon Isakhanyan ...

Bidzina Ivanishvili: Let’s first make church renovation, then start dispute

St. Nshan church in Tbilisi, Georgia

27/2/13 The renovation of the Armenian theater in Tbilisi, as well as six churches will be implemented by the means of Georgia’s Prime Minister Bidzini Ivanishvili’s fund, the Georgian Embassy in Armenia informed earlier this week. For several years the Armenian churches in Georgia have been a matter of dispute between the Armenian Apostolic Church and the ...

Chakhalyan Released from Georgia Prison

25/1/13 AKHALKALAK, Javakhk—Georgian authorities on Thursday released Georgian-Armenian activist Vahagn Chakhalyan, who was serving a 10-year sentence for alleged weapons possession and inciting unrest, his lawyers reported. Chakhalyan was arrested by Georgian authorities on July 21, 2008. He was given a 10-year sentence for “organization of large-scale events, public disturbance, hooliganism and illegal possession of weapons,” based ...

Armenian new chapel was consecrated in Marneul district, Georgia

4/6/2012 YEREVAN, JUNE 4, ARMENPRESS: Primate of the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan consecrated ‘’ Holy Avetaranchants’’ chapel of Karmir village in Marneul district, Georgia. The chapel was built by the initiative of community member Vilik Khachaturyan and by the assistance of the community members and Primacy, Georgian Diocese of ...

Armenian churches must be granted to Georgian Diocese of AAC – Javakhk Diaspora of Russia

16/5/2012 The Javakhk Diaspora of Russia released a statement on the situation over the Armenian church Surb Nshan in Tbilisi. “The belfry of the church collapsed due to tremors hitting the region and heavy rains in Tbilisi recently. The church as if accidentally was in fire back in 2002 and this January as well. Renovation works started two ...

Georgian Patriarch promises to mediate for Armenian Churches in Tbilisi

13/1/2012 Delegation of Armenian Community representatives inGeorgialed by Primate of the Georgian Diocese of theArmenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan visited Patriarch of all Georgians Ilya the Second on January 11. They congratulated New Year and Christmas of the Georgian religious leader. Primate of the Georgian Diocese of theArmenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan spoke about the ...

Catholicos Patriarch Consecrates St. George’s Church at Georgian Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland

2011-02-07 His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi and Metropolitan of Pitsunda and Sukhumi-Abkhazia left for London. The purpose of His visit is to consecrate a Georgian church for our parish in Great Britain and Ireland. On 6th of February 2011, the Ruler of Georgian Orthodox Church consecrated a new ...

Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church indignant at Deputy Minister’s Statement

17.11.2010 The Press Office of the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church responded to yesterday’s statements of Georgia’s Deputy Minister for Reintegration Eline Tevdoradze. The Deputy Minister declared during the discussions on “Problems and perspectives of the Armenian community of Tbilisi” that that the Armenian Apostolic Church of Georgia is the branch of Holy Etchmiadzin and ...