RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 27
Extent107 ff.
TitleFinland: Anglican Relations
Date24 Jul 1933-27 Feb 1963
DescriptionPapers and correspondence concerning the conference of church representatives, 1933-34, and the informal conference at Lambeth 1946, also concerning relations in Australia and Cyprus, sharing churches, admission to communion, possible interconsecrations (1949).

Includes the draft minutes of the meetings of the Finnish Commission between 5-6 Oct at Lambeth Palace with attached notes, correspondence and memoranda, 24 Jul-15 Nov 1933; letter from Rev C.H. Jones reporting Professot Lehtonen's appointment as Bishop of Tammerfors, 12 Feb 1934; Joint Report from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of Turku, with recommendations from the report of the committee, 19 Jul 1934; correspondence concerning the proposed publication including letters from Arthur Headlam, the Bishop of Gloucester, 29 Jan-4 Feb 1935; correspondence concerning a suggestion that William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury send messages of sympathy to Heads of Churches released from Nazi occupation, 21-22 Oct 1944; correspondence between Cyril Garbett, Archbishop of York and the Archbishop of Finland concerning the death of Temple, 31 Oct-11 Nov 1944; correspondence regarding the visit of Rev Herbert Waddams to Finland including a suggestion that Garbett might send a message with Waddams and the death of Archbishop Kaila, with letters from R.R. Williams, Religions Division of the Ministry of Information, Rev John A Douglas, Garbett 4-12 Dec 1944; minutes of an informal conference at Lambeth Palace between the members of the Churches of England and Finland, 2 May 1946; letter from Leslie Hunter, Bishop of Sheffield concerning arrangements for visits by ministers from Finland, 17 Jan 1948; published letter from C.B. Moss 25 Mar 1948; correspondence and notes concerning he recommendation that a Church of England Bishop could be appointed to consecrate a Bishop in the Church of Finland and that the reverse might also be arranged, including a letter from C.B. Moss to Rev Dr G.L. Prestige, note of CFR resolutions concerning Finland, and discussion of the lack of interest expressed by the Lower House of the Convocation of Canterbury in inviting a Finnish Bishop to an English consecration, 23 Feb-25 Apr 1949; correspondence between Waddams and Rev E.R. Hardy concerning whether a Finnish clergyman be allowed to officiate in a church in Maine, USA, 27 Jun-3 Sep 1951; correspondence with George Bell, Bishop of Chichester concerning the appointment of an English Bishop to join in the consecration of Archbishop Salomies successor, 5-11 Sep 1951; press extract relating to a message from Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, broadcast in Helsinki in a special Olympic Games radio program, 24 Aug 1952; update letter from C. Bertrand Jerram, 30 Dec 1955; correspondence with Rev Arthur Ereaut concerning an article sent to him by Rev Professor Nikolainen, 18-19 Jan 1956; extracts from 'Documents on Christian Unity: Third Series 1930-48' edited by Bell; extract from a letter about intercommunion from Rev John Satterthwaite, 1 Feb 1957; declined invitation to the Lambeth Conference from Salomies, 4 Feb 1958; correspondence on behalf of Salomies with Fisher concerning the Church of Finland using an Anglican Church in Australia, including letters from Hugh Gough- the Archbishop of Sydney, 20 Oct 1960-29 Jan 1961; draft message from Fisher on the 800th anniversary of the preaching of the Christian Gospel in Finland, 1962; letter to Rev A.J. Broadfield in Australia concerning relations of the Churches of Sweden and Finland with the Church of England, 27 Feb 1963.

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