Jan 6, 2019, 3:35 PM
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Head of Iran’s seminaries congratulates Pope on New Year

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - The director of Iran’s seminaries Ayatollah Alireza Arafi extended his congratulations to Pope Francis the leader of the Catholic Church on occasion of New Year.

In his message to Pope Francis the leader of the Catholic world, Ayatollah Arafi extended congratulations on the occasion of Jesus Christ's birth anniversary, and noted that all divine prophets have called their people to stand with them towards the Creator.

Pointing out that Jesus Christ was one of the highest among the divine messengers, the director of the seminaries of the Islamic Republic of Iran emphasized that during his mission, Jesus was in anyway seeking to convey his message.

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