12 May 2011, 16:24
Patriarch Kirill urges to develop Russia on Christian values
Moscow, May 12, Interfax - Russia will see a success, if it combines its development with faith, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes.
"We should build our motherland with humility, firmness and deep Christian commitment, we should pursue the development in all areas of popular life, both economy and policy, and take care of social and material well-being of people," Patriarch said after the service in St. George the Victorious Church at the Poklonnaya Hill.
He urged worshipers to focus on a "religious attitude to things happening to humans in general and to each of us in particular."
"We will succeed, if we have spiritual life as priority," Patriarch stated.
Patriarch Kirill believes Russia should develop "and preserve its real independence from other global influential forces, preserve its ability to build its national life relying on a great tradition of the Russian state."
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