Bishop Konstantin congratulated President Joachim Gauck
His Grace Bishop Konstantin of Middle Europe congratulated to Mr. Joachim Gauck, a newly elected President of Germany. In his letter, His Grace Bishop wished new president of Germany God's help in performing his very responsible duty.
Joachim Gauck is the eleventh president of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Federal Assembly elected him on March 18 of this year with majority votes. The current federal president is the rector of the Protestant church. He was an opponent of the regime in Eastern Germany, and following the reunification of Germany, he became Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Archives of former "Democratic Republic of Germany".
Source: Diocese of Middle Europe