MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS/. Patriarch Kirill, of Moscow and All Russia, has sent a message of congratulations to the heads of churches which celebrate Easter on April 21. His message was published on the official website of the Moscow Patriarchate on Sunday.
"I cordially congratulate you upon the great and glorious feast of Easter and address you with the joyful greeting: Christ is Arisen! On this Bright Easter Day I wish you all joy and happiness, strength and God’s help in your ministry and your flock, peace and well-being," the website of the Russian Orthodox Church quotes Patriarch Kirill as saying.
In 2019, the Christian churches that use the Gregorian Calendar celebrate Easter on April 21. Patriarch Kirill’s message was addressed to the heads of the Roman Catholic Church, Coptic Church, Syriac Orthodox Church, and Armenian, Assyrian, Maronite, Malankara, Ethiopian and other churches.