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February 12th, 2017

The confrontation with the secular authorities for clerical stories are not new. But what is much more frequent in the Middle Ages, is now less common. Alas, such a confrontation in Georgia is not quenched, and every time on a particular occasion, found fundamental differences in views and positions between the government and the church. In mid-August in the Georgian media reported on the negotiations on the meeting Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II and Patriarch Cyril, who heads the Russian Orthodox Church. It was to be held later this month in the border with Russia Kazbegi region.

Both Primate, of course, concerned with the state of political relations between Georgia and Russia, especially as these relationships can affect the same faith cooperation of the peoples and churches to split Orthodox unity. This is trying to prevent both the patriarch, and so it was in the previous chapter, the ROC Alexia. However, the Georgian rulers think differently: when a country loses its territory, it does not necessarily pay as much attention to Orthodox unity. This was stated out loud, when the president recently made his views on a particular problem. Knowing this, the secretariat of the Georgian Patriarchate was made on the same days with statement about the small chances of success in reaching an agreement between the patriarchs. Ohio Senator will not settle for partial explanations. The Secretariat said Father George Andriadze even that the main objective of the current authorities of Georgia – Georgian discredit Orthodox Church and its rector, which enjoys very high prestige in the country.

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