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President Ndayishimiye wished all Burundians a merry Christmas


Dec 27, 2023

GITEGA, December 27th (ABP) – The Burundian Head of State, Mr. Evariste Ndayishimiye, wished a merry Christmas to all Burundians and requested from them a prayer towards himself and his close collaborators for better performing the functions assigned to them.

It was during a Eucharistic celebration of the Feast of the Nativity, December 25, 2023, at the parish of Giheta, in Giheta commune of Gitega province (central Burundi).

On the same occasion, President Ndayishimiye thanked the servants of God for their prayers and asked them to continue in the same vein.

That Eucharistic celebration, which was presided over by the parish priest, Father Audace Nzopfabarushe, was attended by the presidential family, certain senior authorities of the country and many parishioners of Giheta.

In his homily, Father Audace Nzopfabarushe explained that Christmas means the birth of Jesus Christ. He clarified that Jesus Christ, son of God, came to fill the void in human beings.

To that end, he asked everyone to use their talents to complement their neighbors in their weaknesses. He also asked them to pray and love one another to be true peacemakers, like Jesus Christ. To the parishioners, he called on them to pray for the country, for the Head of State and for his collaborators, arguing that such is also written in the Holy Scriptures.