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Alexander Lukashenko sends birthday congratulations to Metropolitan Filaret

Metropolitan Filaret, Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus celebrates his birthday on March 21. In Belarus, he is known as a man of deep faith. He devoted more than thirty years to serving the Church in Belarus.

Metropolitan Filaret has high awards and degrees; he is considered one of the most authoritative theologians of the Russian Orthodox Church.

President Alexander Lukashenko has sent congratulations to the honorary Patriarchal Exarch of all Belarus.

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus:
You've devoted many years to the strengthening of high moral ideals and true humanism and morality in our society. You tirelessly directed efforts at the preservation of peace and harmony in Belarus, asserting Christian values and reviving and enhancing Orthodox traditions.

Alexander Lukashenko sends birthday congratulations to Metropolitan Filaret