The meeting of the Governor of Pomorye and the Metropolitan of Arkhangelsk and Kholmogory took place in the diocesan administration
The head of the region and the archpastor exchanged congratulations on the great Christian holiday and wished each other bright joy about the Divine Infant born into the world, health and long life.
“Your Eminence! The feast of the Nativity of Christ is illuminated with special joy and light. He instills hope, love, striving for goodness in the hearts of people and warms the soul with the light of the Star of Bethlehem, says the text of the governor’s congratulations addressed to Metropolitan Cornelius. — The bright holiday of the Nativity of Christ introduces us to the enduring Christian values that have been uniting people for many centuries to solve the most important spiritual and practical problems. May the Nativity of Christ sanctify our deeds with goodness and goodness, may our hearts be peaceful and open to constructive deeds! From the bottom of my heart I congratulate you, all the clergy and parishioners of the Arkhangelsk Metropolis on Christmas! May this holiday fill your hearts with happiness and kindness, and peace, harmony and love reign in your families! I wish you good health, happiness and joy, may your most cherished dreams come true!
Metropolitan Kornily thanked Alexander Vitalyevich for the warm words of congratulations and expressed gratitude for the all-round support provided by the Pomorye government to church initiatives aimed at strengthening traditional spiritual and moral values and developing Orthodoxy in the Russian North, the press service of the Arkhangelsk diocese reports.
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