Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill congratulated believers on Christmas, according to a Christmas message from the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church on the official website of the Moscow Patriarchate.
He said that the souls of believers are still filled with “unspeakable joy” from the miracle of the incarnation. The Patriarch noted that the Church is now going through difficult times, experiencing “storms of strife and contradictions” and is under pressure.
the Patriarch called on people to reflect on their actions, not to put first their own welfare and comfort, not to do evil more talented and kind people and strive to be the source of truth was the Lord and His Holy commandments.
In the end, the Hierarch offered to pray for “the multiplication of love.”