Mayor of Kazan has congratulated the citizens a Merry Christmas
I heartily congratulate all Orthodox Kazan Merry Christmas!
For thousands of years light of surprising sacrament of a birth of the Christ does not grow dim. This event fills the life of believers with deep meaning, as a symbol of the emergence in the world the ideals of love and kindness. Christmas is the time for the noble thoughts and generous deeds, aspirations for creative work.
Preaching high moral values, the Russian Orthodox Church sends thoughts and feelings of people to lofty ideals, encourages them to mercy and compassion, understanding and patience, cooperation for a peaceful life.
I sincerely wish to the christians of Kazan, everyone who celebrates Christmas, good health, happiness, peace and goodness!