President of the Republic of Srpska extends congratulations on the occasion of Catholic Christmas


The President of the Republic of Srpska Željka Cvijanović extended Christmas and New Year congratulations to the Archbishop of Vrhbosna Cardinal Vinko Puljić, the Bishop of Banja Luka Franjo Komarica, the clergy, the monks and all believers of the Catholic faith in the Republic of Srpska and BiH.

“On the occasion of the upcoming Christmas and New Year, on behalf of the citizens of the Republic of Srpska and on my own behalf, I extend my sincere congratulations to you, bishops, clergy, monks, all Christians in BiH who celebrate Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.

May the holiday of Christ’s birth and joy strengthen faith in communion, mutual respect and appreciation and encourage care for our closest, and may the Christmas messages of peace, love and hope for a better tomorrow fill your hearts and your homes.

With best wishes to spend the upcoming holidays in the spirit of evangelical forgiveness, health and spiritual peace, and may the year ahead brings progress and stability, I greet you with a joyful greeting: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”, reads the congratulation message by the President Cvijanović.