Moscow, April 13, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Easter greetings to the heads of Churches celebrating Easter on April 12.
Among them are Pope Benedict XVI, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians, Archbishop Rowan Williams of
The Moscow Patriarch wished them “a shining and transforming joy in the Resurrected Christ, as well as peace, good health and God’s bountiful help” in their “lofty service,” the
“Our hearts are being filled with joy today, for, as St. Melito of
He urged all Christians “to live a life, joyously demonstrating the victory of the Resurrected Savior over the sin and death.” And this requires that we all “bear the purity of the Christian spiritual and moral ideals,” Patriarch Kirill said.