Category Archives: Georgia

Parishioner stabbed in courtyard of ancient Georgian cathedral

March 5, 2018. A man was wounded in a knife attack on Saturday outside the ancient Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta, Georgia, reports News-Georgia. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon. According to eyewitnesses, the young man was coming out of the church when he was attacked with a knife, receiving several wounds to the neck. “The parishioner was picked up by two […]

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Vandalism of property of the Georgian Orthodox Patriarchate

May 17, 2016. Ten gay rights activitists are being held in custody for defacing a fence at the Georgian Orthodox Patriarchate with graffiti, as reports the pravoslavie.ru. The activists face possible charges of vandalism and disobeying police orders after being caught writing “All love is equal” on Church property in the early hours of Tuesday, May 17. While the republic […]

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Orthodox church in Georgia desecrated

April 4, 2016. Last week Nino Andriasova, a resident of Tbilisi announced through social media sites that some inscription inexplicably appeared on the wall of Jvari monastery in Mtskheta. ‘Today I went to Jvary with some guests and what do you think I saw there… The walls were covered with inscriptions in Turkish, Arabic and Latin languages. Why is this […]

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Discomfort for the new school books in Georgia

February 19, 2016. A wave of discontent is currently rising in Georgia as the Ministry of Education by orders of the European Union is introducing new subjects into schools, such as “Me and society” and “My Georgia”, which will be taught to children aged 7-13, as the website pravoslavie.ru reports. One of the textbooks offers the most sophisticated depravity, in […]

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