CDM leader attends Traditional Prayer Breakfast in Washington
The leader of the Christian Democratic Movement of Georgia attended President`s annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Thursday. The breakfast, which has been held for past 60 years, was attended by leading politicians, representatives of religious and business sectors. President Obama addressed the people assembled at the breakfast and spoke about global challenges. Within the visit to the United States, Giorgi Targamadze and the Party`s International Secretary held meetings in U.S. Congress, Department of State, National-Democratic and Republican Institutes, governmental structures. The leader of the CDM has also met with Georgian Diaspora in Washington.
President of Georgia wishes Merry Christmas to all Georgian Catholic Christians. President`s letter of congratulation was published on the official website. Prime Minister of Georgia has also wished Merry Christmas to all Catholic Christians.
Georgian wine made by traditional methods in clay containers has been granted special status. The UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage held its 8th annual meeting that opened in Baku, Azerbaijan, on December 2.
Catholicos Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia II served the Divine Liturgy at the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in the town of Mtskheta some 30 kilometers from capital Tbilisi today, as the Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates St. George`s Day today.