His Eminence Ilarion, in these days in Rome for an official visit, on Thursday 17 September visits the Community of Sant'Egidio.
He participates in the Basilica of S. Maria in Trastevere in the evening prayer of the Community, at the conclusion of which he addresses a greeting.
His Eminence Ilarion, archbishop of Volokalamsk, is the new president of the department for the external relationships of the Patriarchate of Moscow. In this vest he is at his first journey to Rome. Ilarion is the one that follows Kirill, after the election of this last as patriarch, as the leader of the "foreign policy" of the Russian Orthodox Church.