Friday, February 11, 2011

Ilia II of Georgia Confirms Intention to Visit Abkhazia

In a recent television interview Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II (Gudushauri-Shiolashvili) of Mtskheta-Tbilisi has confirmed his intention to visit Abkhazia as its ruling hierarch, saying that he knows the Abkhaz people "very well" from his years there. Whether the Abkhazian government will allow such a visit and how the Abkhaz Orthodox faithful would react to it remains to be seen. More here.

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