RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoRuncie/MAIN/1988/121
Extent1 file
TitleBlasphemy: Report of Bishop of London's Group
Date1987-1988
DescriptionIncludes copy of the Bishop of London's Group on Blasphemy Report to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 11 November 1987, commissioned in response to the Law Commission's Report "Criminal Law: Offences against Religious and Public Worship" (1985), with Graham Leonard's, Bishop of London, covering letters; correspondence relating to inclusion of an addendum to the report following recent prosecution under the Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act 1860; copy of the Archbishop's cover letter accompanying copy of report sent to James Mackay, Lord Chancellor; letter from the Venerable Sangharakshita, Head of the Western Buddhist Order, to the Archbishop, protesting against the recommendations contained within the report, with copies of associated correspondence; copy of press statement released by Lambeth Palace announcing submittal of the report to the Lord Chancellor.

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