domenica 28 novembre 2021

Russia
Pope Francis of Rome and hierarchs of the Roman Catholic Church congratulate His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 75th birthday

(mospat.ru)
On the occasion of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s 75th birthday, congratulatory message was sent him by Pope Francis of Rome. Congratulations also came from Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Archbishop Giovanni d’Anniello, Apostolic Nuncio in the Russian Federation, and Archbishop Paul Pezzi, ordinary of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God in Moscow. «With the greatest joy I write to you on the occasion of your 75th birthday assuring you and all the faithful of the Russian Orthodox Church of spiritual closeness and prayers. May the Lord bless you with good health and well-being in your lofty service of the Church. (...)