Conversations with the Primate: A visit with a strong, vibrant partner

In the next segment of the webcast +Andrew: Conversations with the Primate Archbishop Andrew Hutchison reflects on a recent visit to Cuba and on the special relationship that has evolved between the Canadian and Cuban Anglican churches.

During his first visit to Cuba as Primate this winter, Archbishop Hutchison chaired a meeting of Metropolitan Council of Cuba, preached in Spanish at the opening service of a diocesan synod and visited an ecumenical seminary in Matanza where there are 12 Anglican students.

He also met with the Canadian ambassador to Cuba, with the Cuban Roman Catholic Cardinal and with the government secretary in charge of religious affairs.

Archbishop Hutchison says he found a strong, vibrant church, enlivened by a deep, historical relationship with the Canadian Anglican Church.

+Andrew: Conversations with the Primate is a communications tools Archbishop Hutchison is using to speak to rank-and-file church members in an informal way and to solicit comments and feedback from viewers. The webcasts are taped and produced by Anglican Video and financially assisted by the Anglican Foundation.

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