Patriarch Kirill sends Easter message to Pope and other Christian leaders

admin | 25 April 2011

Moscow, April 22, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent an Easter message to the heads of other Christian Churches.

“The new dignity granted to us by the Savior implies great responsibility. All of us are called to bring to the world the revelation of the God’s truth, to profess peace, justice and love by word and deed thus evidencing the transfiguring light of the Resurrection of Christ,” says the message posted on Friday on the website of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations.

The Patriarch wished joy, peace, good health and plentiful assistance from God to their service.

The message is addressed to Pope Benedict XVI, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowen Williams, head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland Archbishop Kari Makinen, Chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church of Germany Nikolaus Schneider and others.

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