Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia arrives in Moscow

January 20, 2012 – His Holiness and Beatitude Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, was given a solemn welcome at Vnukovo airport in Moscow. On his visit to Moscow, the Primate of the Georgian Orthodox Church is accompanied by Metropolitan Theodore of Akhaltsiht and Tao-Klarjeti, vicar of the Catholicos-Patriarch; Metropolitan Gerasim of Zugdidi and Tsaishi, ...

Georgian Patriarch urges Dialogue

29/5/2011 In a sermon in the main Orthodox cathedral of Tbilisi Sunday, the Georgian Patriarch Iliya II urged the government and the opposition to end their confrontation and lend an ear to each other. He said only meaningful discussion, and not street battles, can bring forward solutions to burning problems. Back on Wednesday night, riot police used ...

Spiritual leader invites Georgian Patriarch to Baku

20/12/2010 Sheikh-ul-Islam haji Allahshukur Pashazade held a meeting with Georgian Catholicos Patriarch Iliya the Second in Georgia. According to spokesperson for the Caucasus Muslims Department Rahima Dadasheva, on welcoming sheikh ul-islam, the patriarch stressed the importance of cooperation of the two religious figures, assessing the current visit as one more demonstration of historical ties between our states, ...