Chairman of the “Free Democrats” political party meets with the representatives of the Armenian community in Georgia

On February 1, 2015 the Chairman of the “Free Democrats” political party Irakli Alasania met with the representatives of the Armenian community in Georgia at the “Hayartun” Center’s Calouste Gulbenkian Hall. The meeting was organized within the framework of the “Political participation through dialogue” project with the support of the “Open Society - Georgia” Foundation ...

Patriarch seeks reconciliation for Abkhazia and South Ossetia

By Etuna Tsotniashvili 19/8/2011 On the 19th anniversary of the start of the war in Abkhazia, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia and Mitropolite of Tskhum Abkhazia Ilia II supported Abkhazian and Ossetian reconciliation with Georgia. As Ilia II stated at the Sunday sermon, Abkhazians and Georgians should stand together in order not to lose against the enemy. ...

Opposition calls on Saakashvili to veto amendments on religious groups’ Law

By Mzia Kupunia 7/7/2011 The Georgian Patriarchate and some of the opposition have slammed changes made to the Georgian Civil Code on Tuesday, envisaging giving permission to the religious minority groups in Georgia to register as legal entities of public law in Georgia. In its second statement for the last two days, the Georgian Orthodox Church authorities ...