RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 227/1
Extent74 ff.
TitleIndividual Orthodox Churches: Russia: Anglican Relations: General
Date1970-1980
DescriptionPapers and correspondence concerning relations with the Russian Orthodox church, including the failure to invite Anglican representatives to Patriarch Pimen's enthronement, 1971, the Archbishop's patronage of the Keston Centre for the Study of Religion and Communism, 1970-73, the resolution of the Moscow Holy Synod on the validity of Anglican orders, 1973, the possibility of priest-student exchanges, 1973-81, and the British boycott of the Moscow Olympics, 1980.

Including: file notes (ff. 1-2, 6-12, 14, 24, 36 and 67-9); letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury (f. 3); correspondence involving Paul Anderson (ff. 4-5); letters from Pimen (ff. 13 and 73-4); in Russian (ff. 15, 34 and 71-2); correspondence involving J. Killick (ff. 16-17 and 26-8); 'Visit to the Russian Orthodox Church (ff. 18-23); letters to Anthony of Sourozh (ff. 25 and 61); letters to Raymond Oppenheim (ff. 29, 47, 49, 53-4, 55-8, 60 and 66); article in 'Journal of the Moscow Patriarchate', May 1973 (ff. 30-2); extract from minutes of the Russian Holy Synod (f. 33); letter from Archpriest N. Gundyaev (f. 35); 'Extracts from the decisions of the Holy Synod of Russian Orthodox Church...' (ff. 37-8); article by L. Logachev (f. 39); letter to Basil, Archbishop of Brussels (f. 40); correspondence involving Walter Evans (ff. 41-4, 46, 50-1, 62 and 64-5); letter from the Bishop of Gloucester (f. 45); letter from Neville [Cryer] (f. 48); letter from P. Isyumov (f. 52); correspondence involving Juvenali (ff. 53-4, 59 and 63) and letter from the Gwilym Cambresis (f. 70).

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/13104Anderson; Paul B. (1896-1985); commentator on Russia and the Orthodox Church1896-1985
GB/109/15135Pimen I (1910-1990); Patriarch of Moscow1910-1990
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