17:27, Tuesday, 28.04.2015
YouTube
Twitter
Facebook
RSS
ქართული English

Web Portal on Human Rights in Georgia

Go
Advanced Search

Georgian Nuns Are Demanded to Subordinate to Russian Church

21.08.2008
Georgian TV Company Rustavi 2 reported that Russian troops demanded the clergymen from the churches and monasteries in Upper Abkhazia to subordinate Russian Orthodox Church.

The nuns from the monastery located in the village of Azhara in Upper Abkhazia reported to the TV Company Russian soldiers demanded them to move under the jurisdiction of the Russian Church otherwise they have to leave the monasteries.

Medianews inquired about the validity of the information at the Georgian Patriarchate and they confirmed the information. The patriarchate informed the news agency that they cannot withdraw Georgian nuns from the Azhara monastery.

Source: Medinews


Print Send to Friend Send to Facebook Tweet This
Leave your comment
Your name:
Your comment:

Security code: Code
OTHER NEWS
POLL
Who will more effectively investigate the high-profile cases?
Chief Prosecutor’s office Temporary investigation commission of the Parliament Independent investigation body Commission for the identification of the miscarriages of justice I do not know

BLOG

Fragile Peace in Balkans
After a long and complicated preparation period, on July 30, we landed in Sarajevo. Despite scary landing caused by bad weather conditions, I
Detailed...
Hungry Commission Members and Commission Chairpersons Angry with Observers in Batumi
Seal without Carve and Voter with Two Names in Guria
Archive




EDITORIAL

What happened to Dream of Justice Revival?
“Miscarriages of justice“– we use this term to characterize the problems existing in the system of Georgian judiciary during ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili’s governance. 
Detailed...
Triggers of Prisoners’ Mass Protests
Autumn Fly
Archive
THEMES
CATEGORIES

Copyright © 2004 - 2015 HRIDC