Georgian Orthodox Orthodox Church marks the day of Saint Nino on January 27. A holy service was conducted in the Sioni Church in Tbilisi last night, where the icon of Saint Nino was removed from the wall for worship. The services are held at every church in Georgia today. Any Christian will be able to worship the icon today.
The preachment of Saint Nino turned out fruitful in her life and the King of Kartli, Mirian declared it as the state religion on IV century. Georgian Church marks the Day of Saint Nino twice a year. On June 1 the day, she stepped on Georgian land and on January 27, the day the Saint passed away. In the fourth century, Saint Nino stepped on Georgian land and preached Christianity to Georgian people. Since then Georgian nationality has always been related with Orthodox Christianity
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has commented about the controversy around the Sakdrisi gold deposit and instructed the Minister of Culture to settle this dispute effectively as soon as possible.
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has held meeting with the Patriarch of All Armenians Karekin II within the official visit to the Republic of Armenia. The catholicos and the president discussed the religious-cultural relationship of the centuries-old history of Georgian and Armenian peoples.
Administration of the Patriarch of Georgia has released a special statement on the situation in Ukraine, where the number of victims has increased up to twenty-eight during the past few days` clashes and strikes between the riot police and the demonstrators.
Within the official visit to Azerbaijan, President of Georgia today visited the historic area of Baku, the Old City Icheri Sheheri. Giorgi Margvelashvili walked in the ancient streets of the Old City and saw the symbol of Baku - the Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has proposed to found a museum of wine. Irakli Gharibashvili attended the presentation of the Research Project of Georgian Vine and Wine Culture at the National Museum today...