Imam said in a*historic message*that Jesus has been messenger of God the Almighty who spread love and peace and undertook serious efforts to*establish justice.
The founder of the*Islamic Revolution*called up the followers of Jesus and the*Christian World* to rise up against oppression.
Imam through his historic messages and speeches urged followers of all divine religions to become united under the banner of*monotheism*in order to confront*aggressive policies*of*colonial and exploiting powers
One of the most famous messages,*Imam Khomeini*issued on*Christmas occasion*to the Christians of the world on December 24, 1979.
Some phrases from the historic message come as following:
Merry Christmas to the oppressed nations of the world, to the*Christian nations*and the Christians of Iran. Christ was a great messenger whose mission was to establish justice and mercy, and who with his heavenly words and deeds condemned the tyrants and supported the oppressed.
You priests and clergy, followers of Christ, rise up and give your support to the oppressed of the world against the oppressors, and for the sake of God and the teachings of Jesus Christ, ring the bells of your churches just once in support of the oppressed of Iran and in condemnation of the oppressors.
Happy are those who are hungry and thirsty for justice and strive after it. Woe to those who strive against the teachings of Jesus Christ and all the prophets, for the sake of spies and oppressors of the rights of nations.
And O Nation of the Messiah, and*followers of Jesus, the spirit of God, rise up and defend the dignity of Jesus Christ, and the nation of Christianity, and do not let the enemies of the divine teachings and the opposes of godly orders give false impression of Christianity and its clergy to the oppressed peoples of the world.