(KZN.RU, April 7). Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, congratulated the Orthodox citizens on Easter.
“I sincerely congratulate all Orthodox believers in Kazan with the Bright Resurrection of Christ, Easter!
For many centuries, this great holiday gives all Christians an unquenchable light of faith, which fills the life of a man with depth and meaning.
Easter festivities contribute to the pursuit of mercy, create a hope for a peaceful future, and instill love into the hearts. The Orthodox Church in Kazan plays an enormous creative role in the revival of the eternal moral values. It tirelessly cares about social cohesion, the strengthening of the family institution, the upbringing of the younger generation in patriotism and citizenship, actively participates in solving urgent social problems, strengthening interethnic and interreligious harmony.
May these glorious Easter days be the beginning of new good deeds! I wholeheartedly wish all the Orthodox Kazan citizens health, happiness, peace, and goodness!”, says the greeting.