RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR CFR 31/1
Extent89 ff.
TitleArchbishops of Canterbury: Archbishop Fisher’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and visit to Istanbul and Rome
DescriptionPapers relating to Archbishop Fisher’s visit to Istanbul, 29 Nov-1 Dec 1960, including: preliminary correspondence about the advisability of visiting Istanbul (ff.1-4); correspondence between the Revd. John Satterthwaite, the Revd. C.W. Piper (ff.5, 7, 9-10, 18-19, 22, 29-35, 40-44, 80-82), the Foreign Office (ff.6, 11), the Turkish Embassy (f.12), the Ecumenical Patriarch (ff.16, 24-25, 85) Professor Basil Anagnostopulos (f.17); correspondence between Archbishop Fisher and the Ecumenical Patriarch (ff.8, 26-28, 70, 74); Greek press reaction to the visit (ff.13-15, 61); correspondence between Stanley, Bishop of Gibraltar, and Archbishop Fisher about the possibility of conducting a confirmation during the visit (ff.36-37, 39); correspondence between Archbishop Fisher and Sir Bernard Burrows, British Ambassador (ff.38, 45, 77); letter from the Revd. Michael Halliwell to John Satterthwaite about British press reports of the visit (f.46); bilingual Greek-English text of Te Deum at the Ecumenical Patriarchate (ff.47-4); Archbishop Fisher's speeches to the Ecumenical Patriarch and after the Divine Liturgy (ff.49-54); Greek text of the Ecumenical Patriarch's speech after the Divine Liturgy (ff.55-56); John Satterthwaite's report on the visit (ff.57-60); report on the Archbishop's visit by G.C. Whitteridge, British Consul, to the Earl of Home, Foreign Secretary (ff.62-69); correspondence between John Satterthwaite and Patrick O'Donovan about the latter's article in "The Observer" about the visit (ff.73, 75); note that Archbishop Fisher conferred the Lambeth Cross on the Ecumenical Patriarch during the visit (f.76); press-cutting from "The Armenian Church" about the visit (f.83); memorandum by John Satterthwaite about the possibility of a visit from Archbishop Ramsey to the Ecumenical Patriarch (f.84); copy of OC document 283 (f.86); note by Michael Helliwell about the appointment of an Anglican priest to teach at the Armenian Holy Cross Seminary, Scutari (ff.87-88); list of Istanbul contacts 1959 (f.89).
Covering dates 1957; July 1960-August 1961.
LanguageSome documents in Greek
RelatedMaterialOn Fisher's visit to Jerusalem, see also Fisher papers volumes 244-245

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