RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR G 35/2
Extent136 ff.
TitleWorld Council of Churches: General papers and correspondence
Date1950-1979
DescriptionPapers relating to the World Council of Churches, including: discussions and memoranda on relations between CFR and the WCC, 1950-51 (ff.1-30); relations between CFR, the British Council of Churches and the Council for Ecumenical Co-operation, 1951-54 (ff.31-42); Archbishop Fisher's decision not to attend a Central Committee meeting in Hungary, 1956 (ff.43-47); correspondence between Canon Waddams and Dr. Visser 't Hooft about relations with Eastern bloc churches, 1958 (ff.48-50); correspondence between Canon Waddams, Sir John Guillum Scott and Archbishop Fisher on the Council for Ecumenical Co-operation (ff.51-52, 56); invitation (refused) from Bishop Hans Fuglsang-Damgaard to Archbishop Fisher to attend the Central Committee meeting in Nyborg, 1958 (ff.53-54); correspondence between Sir Kenneth Grubb, Canon Satterthwaite and Archbishop Fisher on the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (ff.57, 60-6, 64--65); Faulkner Allison, Bishop of Chelmsford, to attend the Central Committee meeting in Rhodes, 1959 in place of Archbishop (ff.58-59, 62-63); invitation to Dr. Visser 't Hooft to attend the enthronement of Archbishop Ramsey (ff.67-68); notes of a meeting between Archbishop Ramsey and Fr. Paul Verghese (ff.72-74); request from Revd. Martin Cordes for information on the work of the WCC, 1964 (ff.76-77); arrangements for services of Holy Communion in the WCC chapel (ff.80-92); participation of Anglicans in the staff of the WCC, 1966 (ff.95-96); notes of a meeting between Dr. Carson Blake and Archbishop Ramsey (ff.97-101); special WCC meeting on Vietnam, 1968 (ff.102,105, 107, 109); text of Archbishop Ramsey's address of welcome to the Central Committee of the WCC at Canterbury Cathedral, 12 August 1969 (ff.113-115); Archbishop Ramsey's dinner in honour of Dr. Carson Blake on his retirement, 1972 (ff.117-118, 120, 123-124); note on the WCC Ecumenical Centre, 1972 (ff.121-122); correspondence between Dom Wilfrid Weston and Revd. Christopher Hill about a consultation on the monastic life and the modern world organised by Pope Shenouda III, report on the meeting by Dom Cuthbert Fearon and letter from Archbishop Coggan to Pope Shenouda (ff.128-136).

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