President Stevo Pendarovski, on the occasion of the great Christian holiday of the Nativity of Christ – Christmas, sent a congratulation message to Dr. Kiro Stojanov, Bishop of Skopje and Eparchial Bishop of Strumica and Skopje and to all believers who celebrate Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.
Let me extend my sincere congratulations to all the believers who celebrate the great Christian holiday, theNativity of Christ – Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas, as one of the brightest and most sublime days in Christianity, reminds us of the basic human values, to live in peace and harmony, to be honest and dignified, in solidarity and justice. This great Christian holiday instills joy, love and hope in our hearts.
In these difficult times of challenges and pandemics, it is good to remember that the light of Christ’s birth unites us in faith and virtue, because even the most difficult temptations are overcome with hope and love.
As responsible citizens, during the holidays ahead, let us be even more careful, preserving and protecting our own health, and thus the health of our kin.
May you all spend Christmas in good health, among your loved ones!