Senior Vatican envoy holds talks with Georgian Patriarch

The Secretary for Relations with States of the Vatican, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, on Tuesday (23 October) met in Tbilisi with the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilya II.

The Vatican senior envoy is currently visiting Georgia where he has also met with state officials.

The official website of the Georgian Patriarchy said that "discussions focused on the relations between Georgia and the Vatican*. It added that "the sides expressed concerns over the difficult situation existing between the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Moscow Patriarchate" among other issues.

related content: Envoy of Moscow Patriarchate visits Vatican amidst risk of schism in Orthodoxy

source: commonspace.eu

photo: Meeting between the Patriarch of All Georgia and Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher in Tbilisi on 23 October 2018 (picture courtesy of the press service of the Georgian Patriarchate)

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