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Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Birth of the Virgin Mary
21 September, 2016
Today Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates the Birth of the Virgin Mary. In relation to this celebration religious services were held in the churches throughout the country. There are many Orthodox churches built in the name of the Mother of God and here we present one of them located in Batumi city of Adjara region.The Neo-Gothic Cathedral originally was built as a Catholic Church in the 1900s by famous Brothers Zubalashvili, a family of Georgian businessmen and benefactors, but today it represents Orthodox Church owned by the Patriarchy of Georgia.

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