RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 31/7
Extent75 ff.
TitleFinland: Anglican visits: Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury
Date3 May 1978-21 Dec 1979
DescriptionCorrespondence, reports and programmes relating to the visit of Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury to Finland and Sweden between 30 Aug-5 Sep 1979.

Includes correspondence between Rev Michael Moore and Rev Eric Staples concerning initial arrangements, 3-15 May 1978; correspondence between Mikko Juva, Archbishop of Finland and Donald Coggan. Archbishop of Canterbury, regarding the attendance of David Young, the Bishop of Ripon at Juva's consecration and Coggan's planned visit, 25 Oct-5 Dec 1978; logistical arrangements for the visit, with the suggestion that the Bishop of Coventry might accompany Coggan, and including letters from Dr Tapio Saraneva - secretary to Juva, Moore and Staples, 14 Feb-4 May 1979; response to a lunch invitation from the Ecumenical Council of Finland, 18-21 May and 11-21 Jun 1979; draft programme from Saraneva, 29 May 1979 with notes for Coggan by Moore, 19 Jun 1979; letter from Metropolitan John of Helsinki enquiring about a brief stay by an individual at an Anglican convent and plans for Coggan's visit, 8-13 Jul 1979; further correspondence discussing alterations to the programme, 9 Jul-22 Aug 1979; programme, order of for Evensong at Helsinki Cathedral and letter of apology from Archbishop Paul of Karelia and Finland, 2-5 Sep 1979; correspondence following the visit, including thanks sent to Saraneva, 5-7 Sep 1979; report on the visit by Eric Staples with a covering letter to Coggan from Moore, 26 Sep 1979 and a related letter to Moore from the Bishop of Fulham and Gibraltar, 2 Oct 1979; letter from Coggan to Staples, 8 Oct 1979; correspondence between Moore and Staples discussing issues and misunderstandings raised in Staples report and subsequent correspondence, 8-13 Oct 1979; Moore's report on the visit; Christmas note from Saraneva, 21 Dec 1979.

Also contains press cuttings reporting on the visit.

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298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
GB/109/12145Moore; Michael Mervlyn Hamond (1935-); General Secretary, Church of England Council on Foreign Relations1935-
GB/109/19517Young; David Nigel de Lorentz (1931-2008); Bishop of Ripon1931-2008
GB/109/21943Olmari; Paavali (1914-1988); Archbishop of Karelia and All Finland1914-1988
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