RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR AC 34
Extent105 ff.
TitleLambeth Conference, 1948: Japanese schismatic bishops
DescriptionPapers relating to the consecration of seven Japanese bishops during the Second World War, including: correspondence between Canon Waddams and Canon Campbell (Church Assembly Missionary Council) (ff.1-6); copy of 'The meaning of the Apostolic Succession in Non-Orthodox Faiths' by Metropolitan Sergei of Moscow, 1935 (ff.7-26; report of the twenty-second general synod of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai, Nara, May 1947 (ff.27-38); correspondence between M.H. Yashiro, Bishop of Kobe and the Revd G.N. Strong (ff.39-41, 45) and Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.42, 53-57); record of meeting of the House of Bishops of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai with representatives of the Mother Churches, October 1947 (ff.43-44); letters from Bishop M.S. Murao to the Revd. W.H. Murray Walton (ff.46-49, 58-60); 'Historical memorandum on the consecration of seven priests of the Nippon Seikokwai [sic] as Bishops for the Japan United Church' by C. Kenneth Sansbury (ff.50-52); memorandum from Lt. Col. Paul Rusch about the Service of Thanksgiving and Reconciliation held in Tokyo 12 May 1948 (ff.61-62); observations by Bishop Stephen Neill on the Japanese wartime consecrations (ff.63-67); dates of significent events in the life of the Japanese church, 1938-1946 (ff.68-69); statements about the Japanese situation (ff.70-74); letter from Bishop Yashiro to the Chairman of the Lambeth Conference (ff.75-79); invitation from Archbishop Fisher to serve on the special committee to consider the consecrations (ff.80-82); Report by Bishop Yashiro on the Consecration of Japanese Bishops, June 1948 (ff.83-97); memorandum on relevant facts about the Orthodox attitude by the Revd. Austin Oakley (ff.98-99); memorandum on St. Cyprian's theory of schism and schismatic orders by Canon Greenslade (ff.100-102); memorandum on the historica Anglican attitude to schismatic bishops by the Revd. Professor Norman Sykes (ff.103-104); minutes of the committee to report to the Primates Committee, 12 July 1948 (f.105).

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