2013-03-14 14:13:00

Metropolitan Hilarion will head Russian delegation to new pope's enthronement

Moscow, March 14, Interfax - A delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate will attend the ceremony on March 19 at which Pope Francis will be enthroned.

"The delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church will be led by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations," the department's press service told Interfax-Religion on Thursday.