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Catholicos of All Armenians to visit Georgia first in recent 100 years

09:36, 10.06.2011 Region: Armenia, Georgia Theme: Politics

YEREVAN. - Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II will visit Georgia on June 10-15.

His Holiness Karekin II will meet with Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II on June 11, Georgian Patriarchate reports.

Relations between Armenian and Georgian churches will be discussed during the visit.

Karekin II will visit Javakheti, Armenian-populated region of Georgia. The Armenian spiritual leader will raise issues on churches, which is a subject of dispute between Armenia and Georgia, as well as consideration of the legal status of the Armenian church in Georgia.

It is noteworthy that no Armenian Catholicos has visited Georgia since 1894.




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