Patriarch of Georgia to baptize 659 more babies today
19 January, 2016
Patriarch of Georgia to baptize 659 more babies today
Today, on the feast of Epiphany, Catholicos-Patariach of Georgia Ilia II will baptize 659 babies.

As IPN has been informed, the 42th ceremony of general baptize of infants will be held today. 659 infants will be baptized by Ilia II.

26 688 children have already been baptized by the Patiarch. They are third and next children of their parents.

The first ceremony was held on January 19, 2008. The Patriarchs’ initiative is aimed at improving demographic situation in Georgia.
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