02/13/2017
Author: Staff

His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia of Georgia’s previously reported planned surgery was successfully performed today in Germany. “The operation was successfully completed,” his attending doctor from the Helios Berlin-Buch Clinic told Rustavi2. His Holiness was flown to Germany after complications following kidney stones. He underwent laparoscopic gallbladder surgery this morning. Various hierarchs and clergy arrived both […]

09/06/2017
Author: Staff

Batumi and Lazeti Metropolitan Dimitri is going to visit convicted Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze. The Metropolitan made the announcement at a press conference yesterday, though he has not elaborated on the date of the visit. “I’m going to meet him as we’ve had relationship for years. His actions have somewhat affected this relationship, but our main […]

09/06/2017
Author: Staff

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze is somewhat guilty, but there are too many questions about cyanide, – Batumi and Lazeti Metropolitan Dimitri said when commenting on the cyanide case. As the Metropolitan pointed out, despite the fact that the final verdict has been delivered in the case, the Prosecutor’s Office could not answer many questions. “The cyanide […]

09/06/2017
Author: Staff

His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia believes that Archpriest George Mamaladze, sentenced to 9 years in prison yesterday for premeditated attempted murder and illegal possession of firearms, could not have committed such a crime, reports interpressnews.ge. Fr. George was arrested on February 10 at the Tbilisi airport with cyanide found in his luggage, intending […]

10/30/2015
Author: Vittorio Hernandez

The Canadian Orthodox Church announced on Wednesday the demotion to monk of a 69-year-old Seraphim Storheim, a former archbishop who used to be the highest-ranking official in Canada of the Orthodox Church in America. Winnipeg Free Press reports that the Holy Synod of Bishops in Detroit last week agreed to defrock Storheim as a priest […]

02/19/2016
Author: Staff

Kochi: Fr John Philipose (38), the manager of Balagram Bala Mandiram run by the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church at Valayanchirangara near Perumbavoor, has been arrested by the Perumbavoor police on charges of sexually abusing the inmates of the children’s home. A native of Naranganam in Pathanamthitta, Philipose is accused of abusing five boys over two […]

02/19/2016
Author: Staff

KOCHI: A 38-year-old Christian priest was arrested on charges of sexually harassing an inmate of a child home at Valayanchirangara  near Perumbavoor. The arrested has been identified as John Philipose, a native of Naranganam in Pathanamthitta. He has been serving as manager of the child home run by the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church at Valayanchirangara.  […]

09/05/2017
Author: Teona Khubulava

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze, charged for having attempted to poison a high-ranking clergyman with Cyanide, was imposed 9 years imprisonment based on the decision of Besik Bugianishvili, Judge of Tbilisi City Court. Mamaladze was found guilty into so-called Cyanide Case on charge of plotting premeditated murder and illegal carrying of arms on vengeance motive. The trial […]