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Mob led by Georgian Orthodox priests threatens local imam over Friday prayer

The mob attempted to disrupt Friday prayer at an imam’s house in Adigeni.

Mob led by Georgian Orthodox priests threatens local imam over Friday prayer

The mob attempted to disrupt Friday prayer at an imam’s house in Adigeni.

Priest convicted in Georgian Church poison plot released early

Giorgi Mamaladze was sentenced to nine years in prison for attempting to poison the Patriarch’s secretary-referent with cyanide.

Priest convicted in Georgian Church poison plot released early

Giorgi Mamaladze was sentenced to nine years in prison for attempting to poison the Patriarch’s secretary-referent with cyanide.

Georgian speaker accuses USAID of ‘financing religious intolerance’

Papuashvili was responding to criticism of the Georgian Orthodox Church for its handling of a scandal surrounding an icon that featured Stalin.

Georgian speaker accuses USAID of ‘financing religious intolerance’

Papuashvili was responding to criticism of the Georgian Orthodox Church for its handling of a scandal surrounding an icon that featured Stalin.

Georgian Church calls for removal of Stalin from icon in Sameba cathedral

Joseph Stalin may be edited out from the icon following the controversy. 

Georgian Church calls for removal of Stalin from icon in Sameba cathedral

Joseph Stalin may be edited out from the icon following the controversy. 

Formal investigation and far-right demonstration prompted by paint on controversial Stalin icon

Activist Nata Peradze shared a video showing paint splattered on the controversial icon, which includes a figure resembling Joseph Stalin.

Formal investigation and far-right demonstration prompted by paint on controversial Stalin icon

Activist Nata Peradze shared a video showing paint splattered on the controversial icon, which includes a figure resembling Joseph Stalin.

Controversy after Stalin icon found in Tbilisi’s Sameba cathedral

A priest from the Sameba Holy Trinity Cathedral said that the icon had been in the church for ‘several months’.

Controversy after Stalin icon found in Tbilisi’s Sameba cathedral

A priest from the Sameba Holy Trinity Cathedral said that the icon had been in the church for ‘several months’.

Georgian Patriarch criticises Ukraine over planned monastery eviction

In the ongoing stand-off over Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, Georgia’s religious leader voiced support for a church with strong ties with Russia.

Georgian Patriarch criticises Ukraine over planned monastery eviction

In the ongoing stand-off over Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, Georgia’s religious leader voiced support for a church with strong ties with Russia.

Cyanide poison plot priest ‘received fair trial’ in Georgia, ECHR finds

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze was convicted of possession of cyanide for the purpose of murdering the Patriarch’s secretary-referent, Shorena Tetruashvili.

Cyanide poison plot priest ‘received fair trial’ in Georgia, ECHR finds

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze was convicted of possession of cyanide for the purpose of murdering the Patriarch’s secretary-referent, Shorena Tetruashvili.

Georgian prosecutors silent on Church paedophilia allegations

Documents allegedly leaked from the State Security Service suggest that the authorities knew of at least 12 priests who were sexually abusing children.

Georgian prosecutors silent on Church paedophilia allegations

Documents allegedly leaked from the State Security Service suggest that the authorities knew of at least 12 priests who were sexually abusing children.

SSG Files: Georgian Patriarch Ilia II planned to resign in 2020

This is the latest report from around 3,000 files allegedly leaked from the State Security Services.

SSG Files: Georgian Patriarch Ilia II planned to resign in 2020

This is the latest report from around 3,000 files allegedly leaked from the State Security Services.