2017-11-13 16:32:00

Head of the Anglican Church arrives in Moscow next week

Moscow, November 13, Interfax - Head of the Anglican Church Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury will visit Moscow on November 20-22.

The goal of the visit is to introduce new chaplain of St. Andrew Anglican Parish in Moscow Rev. Malcolm Rogers, secretary for the Inter-Christian Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov) told Interfax-Religion on Monday.

According to him, the Archbishop of Canterbury will meet with Patriarch Kirill during the visit. The Anglican leader will also visit the DECR and meet with its chairman Metropolitan Hilarion.

On November 21, the British Embassy gives a reception to honor the high guest.