January 07, 2014 12:15
Medvedev greets Patriarch on Christmas, thanks for spiritual patronage
MOSCOW. Jan 7 (Interfax) - President Vladimir Putin has greeted the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, on Christmas, the government website reported on Tuesday.
"This holiday presents the light of faith, the warmth of love and the happiness of hope. It consolidates the moral foundations of our society helping people to learn Christian values of kindness, mercy and mutual respect," the message says.
"A great role in this belongs to the Russian Orthodox Church, to your efforts, Your Holiness. Your selfless mission, your tireless call to follow Christian commandments and enormous personal contribution to the spiritual revival of the county deserve deep respect," the premier said.
"I wish you good health, spiritual power and new successes in your responsible primatial service to the Fatherland, our people and the Russian Orthodox Church. I am sincerely grateful to you for your attention and spiritual patronage and guidance. My wife joins my greetings," the message says.
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