The Georgian Patriarchy had a fight with Azerbaijan over Ave Maria

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The Georgian Orthodox Church appealed to the authorities of Azerbaijan with a demand to withdraw from the channel arb video shot in the Georgian Church of St. George in Gurmukhi and insulting religious feelings of Orthodox believers.

Arb TV channel aired another series of transmission «Fernando in the city,» in which the presenter, traveler, visits Georgian Church. At some point, from the altar man goes out and performs Ave Maria by Schubert. The Georgian Patriarchate is convinced that this video insults the feelings of Orthodox believers.

«I appeal to the authorities of Azerbaijan and we ask the spiritual leader, his Excellency Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade — to timely investigate the facts and take appropriate measures to eradicate the existing relationship. Believe, friendly relations between our countries and religious leaders will be critical to timely rectify the situation», — stated in the message of the Georgian Church, posted on its website.

The Patriarch noted that this is not the first case when the Church of St. George in Gurmukhi cost disrespectful. So, in 2015, the atv television company rented a plot in which a man and a woman trying to steal from the temple treasure and fight with the clergy.

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