Islam, Christianity in essence: the Iranian president – society / culture news
“The truth of the religion of Jesus Christ is no different from the truth of the religion of Islam, and the Quran mentions excellent attributes for Saint Mary and Jesus Christ,” the Iranian president said at the meeting. ‘a meeting with the Iranian family. Christian martyr, Vartan Aqakhanian, detained in Tehran on Friday.
Congratulating the family of the martyr and all followers of Jesus Christ on the New Year, President Raisi said: “Anyone who is willing to sacrifice their life for the homeland, the people and the security of society is dear and respected for the Iranian nation. , that is why the martyrs are a source of pride for Iran and the Iranians.
“The message of the martyrs to the wicked of this country is that the Iranian people are always ready to defend their homeland with self-sacrifice,” he added, according to the president’s official website.
“We owe a lot to the martyrs and we should not hesitate for a moment to defend and protect the achievements of the martyrs,” said Raisi.
In a message earlier Friday, Raisi expressed his “cordial congratulations” to the head of the Roman Catholic Church and to all Christians around the world on the jubilant anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Prophet. of peace and kindness and the start of the new year.
He declared that the birth of Jesus Christ is the “manifestation of the will and power of God” and added that the spiritual status of Saint Mary, the mother of the Prophet, shows the high position of women in divine religions. .
Raeisi added that the birth of the Prophet is an occasion to pay homage to Saint Mary (pbuh) and a reminder of the moral characteristics of Jesus Christ, who is a model of altruism and the herald of salvation for the oppressed, standing up against the arrogant the oppression of the powers and signaling a bright future for humanity.
The Iranian president also thanked Pope Francis for his efforts to bring the hearts and opinions of followers of the Abrahamic religions closer together.
He also prayed that God would grant “health and success” to Pope Francis and “happiness and blessing” to all human beings, Press TV reported.