RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 26
Extent187 ff.
TitleRelations with the Vatican: Anglican Centre: General Correspondence
Date1964-1969
DescriptionPapers relating to the Anglican Centre in Rome, including: preliminary discussions about the setting up of the Centre; acquisition of suitable premises including the Palazzo Doria, with floor plan of appartment (ff.43-46, 64-66); funding and other financial matters (ff. 151-153); setting up of the Library, including gifts of books; Order of Service for the dedication of the Centre by Archbishop Ramsey, 22 March 1966, and his address (ff.70-72); text of article by John Findlow 'Roman Reconciliation: New Style' for the Church Times, March 1966 (ff.73-75); extracts from the Constitution of the Centre (ff.80-81, 103); provision of vestments for the Centre chapel (f.88); gift of furniture from Don Carlo Burns (f.89); inauguration of the Centre, 5 October 1966, with greetings from Archbishop Ramsey, addresses by Bishop Dean and Donald Hallock, Bishop of Milwaukee, Bishop Moorman's address at the Papal Audience that day, and report from British Legation to the Holy See (ff.104-112); gift of a crucifix from Athenagoras, Metropolitan of Thyateira (ff.116); memorandum by Canon Findlow on the Anglican Centre (ff.138-143); discussion of Stanley Gasek's appointment as a 'Fellow' of the Centre (ff147-149); nots of a meeting about appointing an Assistant Director, 14 June 1968 (f.160); duplicates from Samuel Gurney's library to be offered to the Centre (f.164); resume of speech by Cardinal Michael Wood after a lecture by the Bishop of Gibraltar (f.166); appointment of Revd. Dr. Harry Smythe as Director to succeed Canon Findlow (ff.173-176); details of Canon Findlow's tour of the USA and Canada, Oct-Nov. 1969 (ff.177, 180); Pope Paul's request for books on the Venerable Bede (ff.181-182); press release of a private audience with Pope Paul for members of the Council of the Anglican Centre (ff.183-185).
Correspondents include: Miss Barbara Simmonds (ff.4-5, 7-11, 21-26,50-52, 60-62,186-187); Canon John Findlow (passim); Canon John Satterthwaite (passim); John Moorman, Bishop of Ripon (ff.27, 44, 69, 90,118) Cardinal Bea (f.29); Sir John Lawrence (f.43); Ralph Dean, Bishop of Cariboo (passim); Sir Ronald Harries (ff.63, 101); Archbishop Ramsey (f.84); J.W.C. Wand, Bishop of London (f.85); Revd. F.P. Coleman (f.88); Revd. Basil Minchin (f.129); Samuel Gurney (f.146).

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