Metropolitan of Astana and Kazakhstan Alexander congratulates people on Easter

ASTANA. April 14. KAZINFORM Head of Metropolitan District in Kazakhstan, Metropolitan of Astana and Kazakhstan Alexander has congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on the Easter Holiday.

 In his congratulatory message the Metropolitan said Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill will visit the country's capital - Astana, where he will meet with the hierarchs, clergy and believers, with the country's President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

"In May of this year will be another significant and spiritually meaningful event for the whole Orthodox flock of Kazakhstan: the holy relics of St. Spyridon Bishop of Tremithous will be brought to Kazakhstan from the Greek island of Kerkyra," the message reads.

"On the bright day of Christ's Resurrection I wish the Orthodox people of Kazakhstan mercy, peace and God's help, success in the work, family welfare and happiness," Alexander said.


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