Home / 2016 / April / 09

Daily Archives: April 9, 2016

Pope Francis Schedule For Historic Trip to Georgia

Pope-FrancisPope-Francis

Pope Francis will make two trips this year to the often-volatile Caucasus region. The Vatican said Saturday the pontiff will visit Armenia on June 24-26. He will travel to Georgia and Azerbaijan from Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Azerbaijan and Armenia have blamed each other for cease-fire violations in separatist Nagorno-Karabakh. The …

Read More »

Heartbreaking Pictures from April 9 Tragedy

f886d1016b4665ff70fb2c383d545130

Georgia marks the 25rd anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union and the 27th anniversary of the April 9 tragedy, when the Soviet Union’s armed forces dispersed a peaceful demonstration in the center of Tbilisi, on April 9th 1989. Citizens of Georgia gather at the memorial located in front …

Read More »