Current events related to so-called LGBT pride have extremely heightened tension across the country.
The Patriarchate of Georgia has already expressed its strongly negative attitude towards the issue.
It is clear that the tension is escalating, causing the exacerbation of circumstances throughout the country, which we declare totally unacceptable; we decry all kinds of aggressive statements made by clergy as well as by parishioners.
First of all, we apply to the clergy to refrain from uncoordinated briefings, public appeal or activities that contradicts Christian teaching.
We request the clergy to refrain from uncoordinated briefings, public appearances or any kind of other activities which contradict the Christian Teaching.