Ilia II will christen 500 children
According to information released today by the Foundation of the Patriarch of Georgia, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II will hold 18th ceremony of mass baptism of Georgian children on July 13. As the "Georgia-News" reported, this time Ilia II will be godfather of 500 kids. As the fund recalled, current baptism is confined to the celebration of Svetitskhovloba, which is marked twice in Georgia - on October 14, and July 13. Baptism ceremony will be held at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Blessed Trinity - Sameba.
Recall, now Ilia II is a godfather of more than 8,7 thousands of children of Sakartvelo.