RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 261, ff. 388-406
TitleRussia
Date1973
DescriptionPapers relating to the Soviet Union, including: correspondence regarding a letter to The Times with a plea for religious toleration in the Soviet Union, to which Archbishop Ramsey was asked to add his signature, and his refusal (ff.388-393); memorandum from the Revd. Michael Moore about a letter from Patriarch Pimen to Archbishop Ramsey about Moore's visit at Easter, with text of translation (ff.394-395); British Council of Churches press release about its concern to press for human rights in the Soviet Union at the European Security Conference (ff.396-398); correspondence between Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, and Archbishop Ramsey about how persecuted groups in the Soviet Union and elsewhere might by supported by the Church (ff.399-401, 404); letter from a member of the public about the plight of Christians in the Soviet Union with reply from Hugh Whitworth (ff.402-403, 405-406).

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11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
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DS/UK/3615British Council of Churches; 1942-19901942-1990
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