RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoBell 91
Extent160 ff.
TitleGreece, Turkey
Date1944 - 1958
DescriptionCorrespondence on the political and religious affairs in Greece and Turkey, including:

Articles on Greece reprinted from The Times, 1944-5 (ff.1-14).

Imprisonment and subsequent acquittal of Dr. G. A. Hadjiantoniou, moderator of the Greek Evangelical Church, 1948 (ff.21-53).

The repatriation of abducted Greek children, 1950 (56-83).

Participation of the Church of Greece in the World Council of Churches, 1950 (ff.84-5).

The death of Germanos, archbishop and metropolitan of Thyateira, and the appointment of Athenagoras as his successor, 1951 (ff.86-7).

Reports of visits by the Rev. Raymond E. Maxwell and representatives of the World Council of Churches to the Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul in 1955 (ff. 102-12, 115-30).

Notes on visits by Willem Adolf Visser't Hooft of the WCC, Dr. O. Frederick Nolde, director of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, and Sir Kenneth George Grubb, chairman of the same, to Athens and Istanbul in March 1957 (ff.150-2).
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CodeNameDates
NA2499World Council of Churches; 1948-1948-
DS/UK/3900Strenopoulos; Germanos (1872-1951); Archibishop of Thyateira1872-1951
NA1232Greek Orthodox Church
GB/109/7252Visser't Hooft; Willem Adolph (1900-1985); Dutch clergyman1900-1985
DS/UK/6231Grubb; Sir; Kenneth George (1900-1980); missionary and public servant1900-1980
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NA1052/Greece
NA1259/Turkey
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