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Azerbaijan not Receives Georgian Patriarch’s Appeal

Society Materials 20 November 2007 17:42 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan not Receives Georgian Patriarch’s Appeal

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Agayeva / Azerbaijan has not received the appeal of the Georgian Patriarch Iliya II due to render assistance to implement the pilgrimage of Georgians to the Church in Azerbaijan.

The Georgian Patriarch appealed to the chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Clerical Port, Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazadeh in order to hold the religious service in Saint Georgi Church in the Kurmikhi village of Azerbaijan, the Georgian CAUCASUS-PRESS reported.

Georgians mark the Day of Saint Georgi in the Church.

"All holy places are open for believers. We never close pilgrimage places for people of other religions, Caucasus Muslims Clerical Port reported

The Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry explained the reason for suspending of the functioning of the Church of Georgi in Kurmukhi due to repair. The Church will be opened for everyone after repair.

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