Iran Extends Congratulations to All Christians Around the GlobeIranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani expressed hope that all the people of the world would live in peace, freedom, and security in line with divine teachings — proof positive that Iran’s government is not vitriolically anti-Christian, as some stalwart fundamentalist Christians believe and claim. Heck, that’s more emphasis on Jesus and Christianity than we got from President Barak Obama this year! - casual observer
In separate congratulatory messages to Christian parliament speakers issued on Saturday, Larijani said,
“I would like to congratulate you and your people on the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH).”He expressed hope that all the people of the world would live in peace, freedom, and security in line with divine teachings.
Larijani also said he wished that the countries of all his counterparts would experience happiness and prosperity.
The majority of Iran's Christians belong to the Armenian Church, which celebrates Christmas on January 6.