RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 50
Extent149 ff.
TitleRelations with the Vatican: Subjects of Discussion and Controversy: Canonisation of Forty English Martyrs
Date1965-1971
DescriptionPapers relating to discussions surrounding the canonisation of the forty English and Welsh martyrs of the Reformation period, including: memo by the Revd David Tustin of a conversation with Fr. Charles-Roux about the cause, Sept. 1965 (ff.1-2); correspondence between Fr. James Walsh SJ and Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.3-8); letter from Canon Findlow (ff.9-12); note by Archbishop Ramsey, 8 Nov. 1966 (f.13), later published in 'The Tablet', 29 Nov. 1969; correspondence between Cardinal Heenan and Archbishop Ramsey (ff. 15, 18, 23, 44. 70); letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Archbishop Enrici and note of a meeting, Dec. 1969 (ff.22, 24-25); letter from Canon Satterthwaite to Cardinal Willebrands (f.26); press release from the British Council of Churches, 17 Dec. 1969 (f.28); letters from members of the public with some replies from Archbishop Ramsey (ff.29-31, 34-38, 43, 54-57); copies of correspondence between Robert Beloe and Dr. Carson Blake (ff.32-33); correspondence with Harold Evans, Editor of the Sunday Times (ff.39,50-52); correspondence with Archbishop T.D. Roberts SJ (ff. 46, 74); note of a meeting between Archbishop Ramsey and Cardinal Willebrands 16 Jan. 1970 (f.53); details of ecumenical pilgrimages of penitence and reconciliation to Smithfield and Tyburn, 1970, including one led by Fr. Clement Tigar SJ (ff.58,61-63); draft press statement by Archbishop Ramsey (ff.59-60); correspondence with M.S. Williams, British Minister to the Holy See, Jan. 1970 (ff.64-66, 101-104, 110); letter from Canon Satterthwaite to Lord Fisher of Lambeth (ff.67-68); memorandum from Preb.Henry Cooper (f.69); draft letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Cardinal Willebrands (f.72); Forty Martyrs prayer card (f.75); statement by the Archbishop Ramsey, Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Wales on the forthcoming canonisation (ff.77, 80) with circulation list and letter to Cardinal Willebrands, 18 May 1970, mentioning the Papal Bull 'Regnans in Excelsis' (f.81); press release from Cardinal Heenan, 18 May 1970 (f.82); correspondence about Anglican representation at the canonisation ceremony, including a letter from Archbishop Ramsey to John Moorman, Bishop of Ripon (ff.84-85, 90,115-117, 135, 140); documents on the canonisation consistory including addresses by Pope Paul VI received from the British Legation to the Holy See (ff.86-89); correspondence between Dr. H. R. Smythe and Canon Satterthwaite (ff.91-96, 112-113); correspondence between Dr. Smythe and Canon William Purdy (ff.97-100, 111); correspondence between Canon Satterthwaite and Canon Purdy (ff.105, 197); letter from Canon Satterthwaite to the Revd. Trevor Beeston, Editor of 'The Christian Century' (f.106); letter from Graham Leonard, Bishop of Willesden, to Canon Satterthwaite, July 1970 (f.114); letter from D.J.C. Crawley, British Minister to the Holy See, (ff.118-120, 123, 129); correspondence between R.L. Stewart, Roman Catholic Ecumenical Commission for England and Wales, to Prebendary Henry Cooper (ff.121-122); correspondence with the William Rees-Mogg, Editor of 'The Times' (ff.124-127, 132); correspondence between Dr. Smythe and the Revd. Michael Moore, Oct. 1970 (130-131); Dr. Smythe's comment on the canonisation (f.134); correspondence about a possible Roman Catholic Mass at the Tower of London on 25 October 1970, refused (ff.136-139); Italian text of Pope Paul's allocution at the canonisation, with English extract (ff.141-143); letter from Archbishop Ramsey refusing the offer to comment on the canonisaton in 'The Tablet' (f.145); correspondence with Dr. Smythe about the use of the word 'sorella' with reference to the Church of England (ff.147-149).
Covering dates 1965-1966; 1969-1971.
RelatedMaterialRamsey vols. 168, 188, 192

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