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Georgian parliament paves the way for swathes of forestland to be handed to Orthodox Church

The law allows the Georgian Orthodox Church to claim hundreds of hectares of state-owned forests around churches and monasteries across the country.

Georgian parliament paves the way for swathes of forestland to be handed to Orthodox Church

The law allows the Georgian Orthodox Church to claim hundreds of hectares of state-owned forests around churches and monasteries across the country.

Video | Priests rule the streets as Georgia marks Day Against Homophobia in lockdown

The usual stand-off between supporters of queer rights and homophobic counter-protesters did not take place this 17 May in Tbilisi, as Georgia marked IDAHOTB under a state of emergency.

Video | Priests rule the streets as Georgia marks Day Against Homophobia in lockdown

The usual stand-off between supporters of queer rights and homophobic counter-protesters did not take place this 17 May in Tbilisi, as Georgia marked IDAHOTB under a state of emergency.

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

Several churches defy Georgian Patriarchate and close churches to the public

The heads of several churches called for people not to attend Easter Services this evening and some banned parishioners from attending.

Several churches defy Georgian Patriarchate and close churches to the public

The heads of several churches called for people not to attend Easter Services this evening and some banned parishioners from attending.

Analysis | Study suggests large numbers in Georgia to celebrate Easter in church

Research by CRRC Georgia suggests that a large number of Georgia’s Orthodox Christians intend to celebrate at Church.

Analysis | Study suggests large numbers in Georgia to celebrate Easter in church

By CRRC

Research by CRRC Georgia suggests that a large number of Georgia’s Orthodox Christians intend to celebrate at Church.

‘Stay home or what happened to Italy will happen to us’ Georgian health official warns churchgoers

The warning comes as the Georgian Orthodox Church prepares to host thousands of worshippers overnight over Easter. 

‘Stay home or what happened to Italy will happen to us’ Georgian health official warns churchgoers

The warning comes as the Georgian Orthodox Church prepares to host thousands of worshippers overnight over Easter. 

Georgian Government will not close churches — ‘especially on Easter’

As Easter celebrations approach, it emerged on Tuesday that an Orthodox priest had tested positive for the virus.

Georgian Government will not close churches — ‘especially on Easter’

As Easter celebrations approach, it emerged on Tuesday that an Orthodox priest had tested positive for the virus.

Georgian Orthodox Church remains unyielding as Easter celebrations approach

Public health authorities have warned that mass gatherings over Easter could cause a widespread outbreak of the virus.

Georgian Orthodox Church remains unyielding as Easter celebrations approach

Public health authorities have warned that mass gatherings over Easter could cause a widespread outbreak of the virus.

Georgian Orthodox Church removes defence of Communion spoon from website

A statement defending the use of a shared spoon during Holy Communion has disappeared from the Church’s website, OC Media has learnt.

Georgian Orthodox Church removes defence of Communion spoon from website

A statement defending the use of a shared spoon during Holy Communion has disappeared from the Church’s website, OC Media has learnt.

Georgian Church refuses to change Communion ritual despite coronavirus fears

On Tuesday, Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control confirmed that the Church had asked them to disinfect their churches. 

Georgian Church refuses to change Communion ritual despite coronavirus fears

On Tuesday, Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control confirmed that the Church had asked them to disinfect their churches. 

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