Slovak scouts brought the light of Bethlehem to St Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava. For the first time people can take the light from the cathedral to their homes.
The light was brought by scouts in Austria and by train, delivered all around Slovakia. This symbol of understanding and peace should connect and illuminate.
At Lomnický Peak
President Zuzana Čaputová also received the light at the Presidential Palace.
“The light of Bethlehem expresses a message of unity, peace and law, common universal values of people regardless of their beliefs,” said Martin Strižinec, spokesperson of the president, as quoted by the TASR newswire. He added that the president sees the light as a symbol of hope.