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President says Christian teaching of love can strengthen reconciliation

Apr 24, 2011 4:14:55 AM - itnnews.lk

President Rajapaksa has said that the Christian teaching of love and understanding can contribute much to strengthen the reconciliation now taking place in Sri Lanka. He said it help the country to move towards lasting unity.

In his Easter message, the President mentioned that the teachings of Christ can also help free people and nations from the many conflicts that threaten peace in the world.

Born among humans, Christ devoted his years of preaching to spread a message of understanding tolerance and compassion that came from his core message of love to all beings. It was Christ’s mission to save mankind from the burden of sin which he took upon himself.

President Rajapaksa said he trusted that every Christian in Sri Lanka, whose belief in the divinity of Christ has been strengthened by his resurrection, will help spread his message of love and understanding throughout our land.