RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 284, ff. 166-303
TitleWorld Council of Churches
Date1974
DescriptionPapers relating to the World Council of Churches, including: request from J├╝rgen Hilke, Director of Communications, for a contribution from Archbishop Ramsey to the "Ecumenical Review", with refusal (ff.166, 171); correspondence between Derek Pattinson and Archbishop Ramsey about possible delegates to the WCC Assembly in Jakarta, including a recommendation of Thomas Wright by Ronald Bowlby, Bishop of Newcastle (ff.167-168, 172-175, 197, 202-203, 205, 279); letters, some including presscuttings, from members of the public about the WCC vote of funds for "terrorist" organisations in Southern Africa, with replies (ff.169-170, 196, 198-201, 204, 206-215, 218-222, 225-234, 236, 240-242, 244, 246-248, 252, 266-270, 292-293); letter from the Earl of March to Archbishop Ramsey about the possibility of giving a dinner for Philip Potter, General Secretary, on his next visit to England, with reply (ff.176-178); list of grants approved in 1974 under the WCC Programme to Combat Racism and press release (ff.179-189, 216); letter from Allan Shaw, Dean of Bulawayo, enclosing a copy of the occasional newsletter of the Rhodesia Christian Group, with reply (ff.190-191, 194-195); correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York, about the choice of a layperson to attend the Jakarta Assemby (ff.192-193, 217, 223); correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Professor Norman Anderson about nomination as a delegate to the Jakarta Assembly and his taking silk (ff.224, 237-239, 245); letter from Hugh Whitworth to the Revd. Wilfred Wood asking for information on the activities of "Towards Racial Justice", with reply (ff.235, 249-250); note about British Council of Churches request on behalf of the South African Council of Churches to deny that the WCC was "Communist dominated" and to use extracts from a speech by Archbishop Ramsey (f.243); correspondence between Archbishop Ramsey and Thomas Wright about his nomination to be a delegate at the Jakarta Assembly (ff.251, 257, 271); correspondence between Victor Whitsey, Bishop of Chester and Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, about information provided by the BCC to answer complaints about WCC grants and discussion at the Bishops' Meeting (ff.253-256, 258, 280); letter to Bishop Tiarks from the Board for Mission and Unity about travel expenses to Jakarta, with reply (ff.259, 265); memoranda and enclosures about correspondence in the "Church Times" about WCC Programme to Combat Racism grants, with copies of letters from the Board for Mission and Unity (ff.260-264, 272-278, 290); letter from Robert Martineau, Bishop of Blackburn asking for a delegate to report on education at the Jakarta Assembly, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply and note for Derek Pattinson (ff.281-283); request from the BCC to set aside a Sunday in 1975 for special prayer for the Jakarta Assembly (ff.284-285); letter from the Revd. Peter Southwell-Sander to Archbishop Ramsey about the General Synod's reduction of its grant to the WCC, with reply and copy of a circular letter supporting the Programme to Combat Racism (ff.286-287, 294); copy of a letter from Oliver Tomkins, Bishop of Bristol, to Philip Potter about the vote in General Synod (ff.288-289); letter from Derek Pattinson to Bishop Tiarks about a debate in Synod in July 1975 in preparation for Jakarta (f.291); correspondence between Tom Driberg MP and Archbishop Ramsey about the Commission of the Churches in International Affairs, with information from Derek Pattinson (ff.295-300); letter from Derek Pattinson to delegates to the Jakarta Assembly, with list of delegates (ff.301-303).

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