RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 2
Extent87 ff.
TitleRelations with the Vatican: Contacts: Pope John XXIII
Date1958-1963
DescriptionPapers relating to Pope John XXIII, including: good wishes on his election as Pope (f.1); English text of broadcast after his election (f.8); copy of a letter from Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark, to Archbishop Fisher on his audience with Pope John, April 1959 (f.12); letter from Archbishop Fisher to Canon Satterthwaite proposing a tour to Rome, Jerusalem and Istanbul, 1959 (ff.13-15); copy of a letter from Pope John to Archbishop Fisher, 1961 (ff.20-22); gift from Archbishop Ramsey of two of his books on Pope John's 80th birthday, with thanks (ff.24-26, 29-31); text of recorded message by Lord Fisher of Lambeth for an Italian radio programme (f.27); English text of address to Observers from the Separated Churches by Pope John, 13 Oct. 1962 (ff.32-33); text of telegram sent by Archbishop Ramsey during Pope John's illness, May 1963 (f.37); condolences on Pope John's death and responses (ff.41-42, 48, 53-54, 85); tribute [by Canon Pawley?] (ff.43-46); representation at Westminster Cathedral Requiem (ff.47,63-66, 76, 83); arrangements for a Requiem for Pope John in Lambeth Palace Chapel, with short homily by Archbishop Ramsey and protest leaflet from the Protestant Truth Society and the Revd. Peter Dawson (ff.49-52, 58-62, 67, 69-75, 77, 79-81, 84); arrangements for attendance at the Requiem in Rome (f.56-57); correspondence between Dom Benedict Heron and Revd. David Tustin (ff.61-62, 68); message from Archbishop Ramsey on the opening of the conclave (f.82); Monsignor Capovilla's account of Pope John's meeting with Mr. and Mrs. Adjubei (daughter and son-in-law of Nikita Kruschev).
Correspondents include: William Godfrey, Archbishop of Westminster (ff.2, 5); Most Revd. Gerald O'Hara, Apostolic Delegate (ff.3-4, 9, 76, 78); Cardinal Tardini (ff.10, 17); Cardinal Bea (ff.29, 48); Cardinal Cicognani (ff.30, 42); Cardinal Willebrands (f.64); Francis Grimshaw, Archbishop of Birmingham (ff.67,85); Kemal Kavur, Turkish Ambassador (f.79); Revd. Derek Warlock (f.80); Johannes Swarzenberg, Austrian Ambassador (f.81).

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DS/UK/3148John XXIII (1881-1963); Pope1881-1963
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