Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Ilia II, sent a congratulations letter to Patriarch Bartholomew, dated March 1, 2021, on the 81st birthday of the Patriarch of Constantinople.
“On behalf of the Georgian Orthodox Church and myself, I congratulate you on your birthday.
I wish you a long and successful ministry for the benefit of the Orthodoxy in Your highest and most respected ministry. Your experience is especially important in these difficult times, full of challenges.
In addition, I would like to thank you warmly for your greeting and gift,” wrote Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia.