RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 54/4
Extent53 ff.
TitleOecumenical Patriarchate: Patriarch Athenagoras I
DateMarch 1972-March 1973
DescriptionCorrespondence with and concerning. Mainly involving Athenagoras' death, the election of a new Patriarch and memorials for Athenagoras.

Including: file note regarding Athenagoras' name day (f. 1); communication between Athenagoras and Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, regarding Athenagoras' accident (ff. 2-3); telegrams in Greek and English regarding Athenagoras' death, 7th July 1972 (ff. 4-5 and 7); 'Archbishop of Canterbury's Statement on Patriarch's Death' (f. 6); memo, 'Death of His All Holiness the Oecumenical Patriarch (ff. 8-14); memo regarding newspaper reports on the election of a new Patriarch (ff. 15-17); file note regarding Meliton being vetoed (f. 18); letter to Gregory, Bishop of Tropaeou regarding a requiem (f. 19); telegram to Metropolitan Meliton of Chalcedon regarding Athenagoras' funeral (f. 20); letter of thanks to Basil Anagnostopoulos (f. 21); telegram from Meliton (f. 22); file note regarding the crisis at the Patriarchate (f. 23); letter from M. Ramsey to Archbishop Athenagoras regarding the election of Demetrios as Oecumenical Patriarch (f. 24); letter to the Bishop of Gibraltar (f. 25); file note regarding a memorial service at Westminster Abbey (f. 26); letter from [Gabriel of Koloniy] regarding the Olympic Games and Peter Cowen, Anglican Chaplain, Istanbul (f. 27); Order of Service for memorial service for Athenagoras, 6 November 1972 (ff. 28-33); letter to Eric Abbott, Dean of Westminster, 22nd November, 1968, regarding holding a eucharist in memory of Athenagoras (f. 34); letters to Archbishop Athenagoras regarding holding a requiem for the late Athenagoras (ff. 35 and 37); file note regarding the requiem (f. 36); list of acceptances for the memorial service (f. 38); letter to E. Abbott regarding arrangements (f. 39); letter of thanks in Greek from Archimandrite Panlos (f. 40); 'The Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I', by Kallistos Ware, 'Eastern Churches Review', vol. IV, no. 2, Autumn 1972, (ff. 41-8); 'The Era of Athenagoras', by Archbishop Athenagoras, 'The Orthodox Herald, No. 91-2, July-August 1972 (ff. 49-50); letter in French from Const. Frontzos (ff. 51-2) and letter from Prof. I. Anastasiou to Colin Davey regarding an article for a volume in memory of Athenagoras (f. 53).

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