RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 60/1
Extent71 ff.
TitleGermany: General Correspondence
Date10 Sep 1970- 22 Sep 1980
DescriptionConcerning church affairs and reactions to World Council of Churches [WCC], Nairobi.

Includes a description of a meeting with two Lutheran pastors from Munich enquiring as to the possibility of an Anglican priest being assigned temporarily to live with Lutheran theological students, 10 Sep 1970, and a file noted referring to this suggestion and the Ecumenical Prayer Book project, 15 Sep 1970 (ff. 1-2); note to Miss Lepper providing a response should the Archbishop of Canterbury be invited to celebrations in Apr 1971 at Worms, 26 Jun 1970 (ff. 3); correspondence between Rev Oberkirchenrat Claus Kemper and Rev Michael Moore concerning Church of England precedent in the case of a Methodst minister who wished to join the Landeskirchen, 1-4 Sep 1972 (ff. 4-5); correspondence concerning the nomination of Launcelot Fleming, Bishop of Norwich to speak at the Scientific conference to precede the 1972 Munich Olympics, including letters from D. Adolf Wischmann, Moore, Fleming and Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, 20 Feb-25 Mar 1970 (ff. 6-9); summarised extracts from an article in the East German Zeichen der Zeit (Feb 1971) concerning German Protestant diaspora and their pastoral care, 30 Jun 1971 (ff. 10-11); file note from Moore concerning a meeting with Paul Oestreicher and Dr Groscurth concerning the sentencing of the Dean of Johannesburg, the future of the Conference of European Churches and Northern Ireland, 3 Nov 1971 (ff. 12); Moore's correspondence finalising arrangements for Fleming's address the pre-Olympics Scientific Conference, Feb 1972 (ff. 13-14); file note concerning the Dean of Windsor's lecture, 20 Sep 1972 (ff. 15); transcript of Fleming's address on 'The Contribution of Sport to the Integration of Society' delivered at the Munich conference, 24 Aug 1972 (ff. 16-22); report (ref. C.F.R. 34) on Moore's visit to Berlin and Warsaw, Dec 1973 (ff. 23-27); correspondence between Herrn Heinrich Steimann and Canon J. Macquarrie concerning the theology of Hans Küng, 29 Apr-5 Jun 1975 (ff. 28-31); untranslated EKD [Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland] official reaction to the 1975 fifth Assembly of the World Council of Churches, Nairobi, 12 Mar 1976 (ff. 32-40); correspondence concerning a declined invitation for Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury to speak at the opening of the Brot für die Welt programme at a service in Ulm Cathdral, 28 Jan-18 Feb 1977 (ff. 41-44); correspondence relating to a declined invitation for Coggan to join the committee of honour in connection with the exhibition about Emperor Karl IV, 20 Feb-13 Mar 1978 (ff. 45-48); correspondence concerning the confirmation of children of a German Army officer stationed at Bovington Camp at by John Kirkham, the Bishop of Sherborne's Chapel, Sturminster Marshal, Dorset, 14-23 Nov 1978 (ff. 49-51); letter and report from Rev David Stonebanks on his attendance as an observer for the British Council of Churches at the General Synod of the EKD, 27-30 Nov 1978 (ff. 52-53); letter to Moore from Dr Stauss concerning the funeral service for Bishop Williams, 26 Mar 1979 (ff. 54); material relating to the celebrations in Augsburg of the 450th Anniversary of the Confessio Augustana, including the invitation for Church of England representation from Landesbischof D. Dr Johannes Hanselmann - Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Bavaria, correspondence concerning the decision to send the Very Revd John Arnold, letters seeking approval of the plan from the newly elected Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie, a report of the 1980 meeting of the Lutheran World Federation Executive Committee by Canon George Austin, and a report on events in Augburg in June 1980 (ref. C.F.R. 150) by John Arnold, 27 Dec 1979- 22 Sep 1980 (ff. 55-71).
LanguageGerman and English

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