Catholicos-Patriarch nominated Shio Mujiri as his locum tenens
Catholicos-Patriarch nominated Shio Mujiri as his locum tenens

The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia has nominated Shio Mujiri as his locum tenens. Ilia II made the regarding statement  before congratulating the people on Saint George Day in the Kashueti Church today.

The Patriarch read the corresponding order which has been issued today.

“Senaki and Chkhorotskhu Metropolitan Shio Mujiri has been selected as locum tenens”, – says the order.

In case of the Patriarch’s death, resignation or due to the reasons making him unable to perform duties, the locum tenens (Acting Patriarch) serves as head of the church till electing a new Patriarch.

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