Message to the Faithful of the Orthodox Churches

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo deliver remarks to the media in the press briefing room at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. [State Department photo by Michael Gross/ Public Domain]

Press Statement
Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State

Susan and I send you Easter greetings and wish you the joy of this Blessed Season. Although churches around the globe have been empty recently, the faith of believers fills the world each and every day. May your faith strengthen your hope as well as your resolve during our struggle in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, which torments the whole world, irrespective of ethnicity, race, or religion.

The United States stands with you in your suffering and will work tirelessly with the global community to rid the world of this pestilence.