Ilia II met with Ivanishvili
A meeting of the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church Ilia II with Georgian notorious businessman and politician Bidzina Ivanishvili is scheduled for today. As reported by the GHN, this information was spread by press service of Ivanishvili. They clarified that the meeting of the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia with the businessman is scheduled for 18:00 local time in the building of the Patriarchate.
Recall, last Sunday, the head of Georgian Orthodox Church, Patriarch of All Georgia called for the return of Georgian citizenship to billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili. As reported by "Georgia-News", Patriarch announced this position on the eve, during a sermon at the Cathedral Sameba (of Holy Trinity).
"Today we can here a lot of talk, whether Bidzina Ivanishvili should be citizen of Georgia. Of course, he must be citizen of Georgia because he is the Georgian", said Ilia II.
"Every Georgian who was born in Georgia or abroad, and who is a Georgian by his body and soul, is a citizen of Georgia and he must be a citizen of this country" he said.