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Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 at 12:00 am

Statement from Robert Gibbs on the Election of the New Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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For Immediate Release

January 28, 2009

Statement from Robert Gibbs on the election of the New Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church:

The President congratulates Russia's community of Orthodox believers on the election yesterday of Metropolitan Kirill as the new Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. He wishes the new Patriarch much success in continuing to nurture the rich spiritual traditions of Russia and in fostering a healthy interfaith dialogue, which is important to any pluralistic society.

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