Serbian Patriarch Irinej sends greetings to Christians who celebrate Easter according to Gregorian calendar
On the occasion of the forthcoming Easter holidays which Western Christians celebrate according to the Gregorian calendar, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch conveyed greetings to the heads of Western Rite Churches: His Holiness Pope Francis (see link), Archbishop of Canterbury His Mercy Bishop Justin Welby, the chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany Dr. Nicholas Schneider, as well as dignitaries of other Protestant Churches in the world.
Serbian Patriarch Irinej sent the most cordial greetings to dignitaries and believers of the traditional Churches and religious communities in Serbia: Roman Catholic Church, Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church in Serbia, Reformed Christian Church in Serbia and Methodist Church.
Serbian Patriarch Irinej also sent the Easter greeting to the ecumenical and confessional bodies and organizations: the World Council of Churches, the Conference of European Churches, the Lutheran World Federation, and other interchurch bodies and organizations.
The Editorial board of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church on its part congratulates bright holidays of the Resurrection of Christ to all Christians who on these days celebrate the Feast of all feasts with joyous greeting:
Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!