RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 196/4
Extent59 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russia: Church And State: Persecution
Date1979-1980
DescriptionReports and correspondence concerning the position of Christian Churches in the USSR and the treatment of dissidents including Fr. Salivake, Fr. Adelgeim, Fr. Yakunin and Fr. Dudko.

Includes: file notes (ff. 1, 16-18, 20-2, 24, 28-29, 34, 42-4, 49-55 and 59); 'Arrest of Russian christian activist' (ff. 2-3); telegram to the Archbishop of Canterbury (f. 4); letter from Michael Bourdeaux (f. 5); 'Father Gleb Yakunin' (ff. 6-7);correspondence involving John Tyrer (ff. 8 and 15); 'Father Gleb Yakunin' (ff. 9-12); 'Father Yakunin threatened with long sentence' (f. 13); 'Farher Dudko defends Father Yakunin' (f. 14); telegram sent to President Brezhnev (f. 19); letter from Patrick Rodger, Bishop of Oxford (f. 23); letter to Simon Phipps, Bishop of Lincoln (f. 25); correspondence involving Patrick Rodger, Bishop of Oxford (ff. 26-7 and 56-8); letter from Peter [?] (ff. 30-3); 'Russian Orthodox Church leader responds to WCC's concern over trials of christians in Soviet Union (f. 35); letter from Metropolitan Juvenaly (ff. 36-41); 'Were there breaches of the RSFSR criminal procedural code in the four trials cited by the archbishop?' (ff. 45-6) and 'Are recent trials evidence of increasing pressure against religious belivers and practices?' (ff. 47-8).

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