RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR AC 13/2
Extent63 ff.
TitleIndia and the Far East
Date1952-1980
DescriptionBurma, 1961-78 (ff.1-11): establishment of Buddhism as the state religion in Burma, 1961; despatches from Charles Booth, British Ambassador in Burma on the current situation, and difficulty of John Aung Hla, Archbishop of Burma's attending the 1978 Lambeth Conference.
Ceylon, 1962-72 (ff.12-18): re-establishing contacts with the Old Catholics in Ceylon; report by Fr. Mark Gibbard SSJE on theological colleges, 1964; possible Old Catholic presence at consecration of the Bishops of the United Church of Lanka, 1972, with a letter from Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury.
China, 1980 (ff.19-25): approach from John Collins of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA about a possible English-speaking ministry in Beijing.
Korea, 1973 (ff.26-35): correspondence with Richard Rutt, Bishop of Taejon, about an American priest, Fr. Archer Torrey, and the charismatic movement, including an enquiry into Fr. Torrey's status.
Madagascar, 1978-79 (ff.36-54): ecumenical theological consultation including a report by Rev. Francis House and a photograph of the Ecumenical Seminar at Antananarivo, September 1979.
Pacific, 1952 (ff.55-63): memorandum by Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury on the question of a province of the Pacific, 1952, and response from Canon Waddams.

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GB/109/14282House; Francis Harry (1908-2004); Archdeacon of Macclesfield1908-2004
GB/109/18044Hla; John Aung (fl.1974); Archbishop of Burmafl.1974
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
DS/UK/4950Rutt; (Cecil) Richard (1925-2011); Bishop of Leicester1925-2011
12Fisher; Geoffrey Francis (1887-1972); Archbishop of Canterbury1887-1972
DS/UK/5999Waddams; Herbert Montague (1911-1972); Canon of Canterbury Cathedral1911-1972
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