Next week to Moscow there will arrive the head of the Anglican Church

Moscow. 13 Nov. INTERFAX – 20-22 November visit to Russia of the head of the Anglican Church Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

The purpose of the visit was the official inauguration of the new rector of the Anglican parish of St. Andrew in Moscow, the priest Malcolm Rogers, said the correspondent of “Interfax-Religion” on Monday, the head of the Secretariat for inter-Christian relations of the Department for external Church relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov).

According to him, during the visit, held talks with Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch Kirill. In addition, the leader of the Anglicans will visit the Department to meet with its Chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion.

On 21 November at the British Embassy in honor of the distinguished guest will be followed by a reception.