It is a difficult time and this is not only in politics, but also in the church - Catholicos-Patriarch said during the Sunday sermon. Ilia II also welcomed the head of the Athanasiya Grand Cathedral of the Athos Mount and thanked him for coming to Georgia.
In the sermon Patriarch focused on the role of Christianity in Georgia, as well as the monastic life and the Union of Georgia with Mount Athos. Ilia II handed to the honorable guest a cross made by the parish.
"It"s a difficult time. This difficulty is not only political but also church. But we hope that we pray to the Mother of God and pray to God to heal this impotence, "Patriarch said.