On Friday, March 15, Russia decided on the composition of the delegation, which on March 19 to send to the Vatican for the enthronement ceremony of the new head of the Roman Catholic Church, Francis I.
Today it was decided that Sergei Naryshkin, the State Duma speaker, will go to the inauguration. This was announced today by the speaker of the lower house of parliament.
"On Tuesday, I will participate from the Russian Federation in the inauguration of the newly elected Pope," said Naryshkin.
Meanwhile, the new pontiff.