Georgian Orthodox Church Leader To Visit Moscow
January 3, 2013
(Civil.Ge) — Head of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Ilia II,
will visit Moscow later this month to receive an award from Russian
Orthodox Church’s International Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox
Christian Nations (IFUOCN).
Georgian Patriarch Ilia II, who will turn 80 on January 4, said on
Wednesday, that he would receive an award at a ceremony in Moscow on
IFUOCN grants award annually to political and religious leaders, as well
as public figures for contribution to “strengthening unity of the
Orthodox Christian nations.”Awarding ceremonies are held in Moscow’s
Christ the Saviour Cathedral.