Georgia, Tbilisi, March 12 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
With the mediation of Georgia's Patriarchate prisoners can serve their sentences in monasteries. Georgia's Patriarchy, head prosecutor's office and the Department of Corrections, probation and legal aid signed a memorandum on mutual cooperation March 12.
The ceremony was held at the Patriarchate. The memorandum was signed by Metropolitan Akhaltsiky and Tao-Klardzhetsky Theodore, first deputy prosecutor David Sakvarelidze.
The purpose of the memorandum is to develop a new method of re-socialization of prisoners and the Georgian Orthodox Church's joining the process.