Georgian Orthodox Church Calls on Religious Groups to Cooperate

Civil Georgia, Georgia
June 16 2005

Patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church Ilia II met with the leaders
of the religious communities in Georgia on June 15 and offered them
to set up a cooperation council of religious groups.

Spokesman for the Georgian Orthodox Church Zurab Tskhovrebadze said the
council, which will unite representatives from the Armenian Apostolic
Church, as well as from the Baptist-Evangelist, Catholic, Muslim,
Judaic and Pentecostal groups, will cooperate in tackling different
social problems which Georgia faces.