Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Annunciation today
Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates the day of the Annunciation today. The Holiday marks the revelation to Mary, the mother of Jesus by the archangel Gabriel that she would conceive a child to be born the Son of God.
Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, along with bishops conducted a holy mass at the Trinity Cathedral early today morning.
Worshipers, who are Fasting, today can eat fish.
Both the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox faiths hold that the Annunciation took place in the then village of Nazareth, but differ as to where exactly. The Catholic Church of the Annunciation marks the site preferred by the former, while the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation marks that of the latter.
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has held meeting with the Patriarch of All Armenians Karekin II within the official visit to the Republic of Armenia. The catholicos and the president discussed the religious-cultural relationship of the centuries-old history of Georgian and Armenian peoples.
Administration of the Patriarch of Georgia has released a special statement on the situation in Ukraine, where the number of victims has increased up to twenty-eight during the past few days` clashes and strikes between the riot police and the demonstrators.
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Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has confirmed the request of the Minister of Culture Guram Odisharia, who was asking for dismissing his deputy Marine Mizandari. Minister`s request was sent to Prime Minister on February 5h, but only yesterday Irakli ...
Minister of Culture of Georgia Guram Odisharia wants to dismiss his deputy, Marine Mizandari. He has already sent an appropriate letter to the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili, but the PM has not taken a decision yet.