Patriarch Kirill will meet with Queen Elizabeth II
On October 15-18, Patriarch Kirill will pay an official visit to the UK. During it, he wants to meet with Queen Elizabeth II, as well as Archbishop Justin Welby, who heads the Church of England.
The head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion spoke about this wish of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
The visit to London will be dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the presence of the Russian Church in the British Isles. Besides official meetings Patriarch will conduct worship in the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the British capital.