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13.10.2016 - 10: 30

The head of the Anglican Church will meet with the Primate of the Serbian Church

The head of the Anglican Church, Archbishop Justin Welby before the meeting with the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill will hold talks with the patriarch of the other local Orthodox Church - 13-14 October UK visit Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, according to the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SOC).

As specified in the report, the visit to the UK Patriarch Irinej, who will be accompanied by a number of bishops SPO, held directly at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. In the Serbian Church did not disclose the program of the visit and what issues may be raised in the meeting of two spiritual leaders.

Patriarch Kirill will visit Britain and Sourozh diocese 15-18 October, the celebration of 300-anniversary of the presence of the Russian Church in the British Isles, it will be the first ever visit of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church in Britain.

Patriarch has previously noted that the positions of Russian and Anglican churches are close on many issues, and this affinity contributes to the development of relations.

A source: RIA News

Tags: Religion, United Kingdom, Russia, Serbia, Orthodox