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Kirion II (Sadzaglishvili) of Georgia

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[[Image:Kyrion II of Georgia.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Kyrion II Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia]]
The holy, glorious and right-victorious New-Hieromartyr '''Kirion II (Sadzaglishvili)''' was the first ruling [[bishop]] of the restored [[autocephaly|autocephalous]] [[Church of Georgia]]. He was installed as [[Catholicos]]-[[Patriarch]] in September 1917. He was found murdered on [[June 27]], 1918, amidst the turmoil of the socialist upheaval caused by the Bolshevik revolution in the Russian Empire. He is commemorated on June 27.
*[http://www.pravoslavie.ru/enarticles/070726191935 Holy Hieromartyr Kirion, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia (†1918)]
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=205447 Hieromartyr Kirion II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia] ([[OCA]])
 
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years=1917-1918|
after=Leonide[[Leonid (Okropiridze) of Georgia|Leonid (Okropiridze)]]}}
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[[Category:Bishops]]
[[Category:19th-20th-century bishops]]
[[Category:Catholicos-Patriarchs of Georgia]]
[[Category:Martyrs]]
[[Category:Saints]]
[[Category:Georgian Saints]]
[[Category:Modern Saints]]
[[Category:20th-century saints]]

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