Russian Patriarch concerned about liberalisation in Church of England

Posted on October 20, 2016 
Filed under Church of England, Other denominations

abp-welby-patriarch-kirillOn October 18, 2016, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury at the Lambeth Palace in London. …

Patriarch Kirill drew Archbishop Justin Welby’s attention to the Russian Orthodox Church’s concern over the liberalization of the Church of England’s teaching on church order, particularly, the ordination of women as priests and bishops and on the family and morality. His Holiness Kirill expressed hope that the Church of England will oppose challenges of the modern world and seek to preserve the Gospel’s teaching. …”

– from The Russian Orthodox Church. Photo: Lambeth Palace.