RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 8/1
Extent92 ff.
TitleRelations with the Vatican: Contacts: Pope John Paul II
Date1978
DescriptionPapers relating to the election and enthronement of Pope John Paul II, including: news of the election of Cardinal Karol Wojtyla and comments (ff.1-2, 7, 9); arangements for Anglican delegation, including Archbishop Coggan (ff.3-6,8, 10-13, 17-20, 92); copy of the Pope's homily, 22 October 1978 (ff.14-16); report by Canon Michael Moore on the Pope's inauguration (ff.21-24); correspondence between Pope John Paul and Archbishop Coggan, with preparatory drafts of initial letter (ff.25, 57-59, 64-69, 72-73. 86-89); report by G.A Crossley (British Legation to the Holy See) to the Foreign Secretary, David Owen, on the papal inauguration (ff.26-36); request from the Polish Catholic Centre, Ealing to Archbishop Coggan for a short piece on Pope John Paul II for a commemorative publication (ff.37-38, 40, 43-44); correspondence between Canon Eric Staples and Canon Moore about Archbishop Coggan's presence at the inauguration (ff.39, 50); text of speech of Pope John Paul II to the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, 18 Nov. 1978 (ff.45-47); discussion of whether the subject of Anglican Orders should be re-opened with Pope John Paul (ff.51-54, 91); correspondence between the Catholic League and Archbishop Coggan on the doctrine of infallibility (ff.55-56); arrangements for Dr. Harry Smythe's audiences with Pope John Paul (ff.61-63, 71); messsage for the Day of Peace, 1979 (ff.74-85).

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