Christmas Greetings to Orthodox Christians of Belarus

    Christmas Greetings to Orthodox Christians of Belarus

    Dear countrymen,

    I cordially congratulate you on the Nativity of Christ.

    For more than two thousand years millions of people have been celebrating this holiday with joy and hope. This event became a breakthrough point in the spiritual life of humankind. Evangelic ideals serve as a moral imperative for us that encourages us to do good things and transform the world into a better place.

    Christmas is one of the most favorite holidays in Belarus for a reason. Eastern Orthodox Church has always been there for people, it played a crucial role in building the statehood and shaping the character of Belarusians. Today it is our reliable assistant in promoting charity and enlightening.

    May these wonderful winter days bring you peace and understanding, wellbeing and prosperity, words of love and children’s laughter. May the shining Christmas stars inspire you for good things and work for the love of our native land.

    Dear friends, I wish you health, joy, every success, and happiness.

    Merry Christmas!

    Aleksandr Lukashenko