RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRuncie/SPEECH/239
Extent34 ff.
Date5 Apr-7 Jul 1982
DescriptionMemorandum outlining a telegram sent to the Bishop of Argentina and Rev Richard Cutts on the 3rd April 1982 (f. 1)

Broadcast to the Falkland Islands relating to prayers being said for them, given on the 8th April 1982 (ff. 2-6)

Final paragraph of Runcie's Easter Day Sermon relating to prayers for the people of the Falkland Islands given in Canterbury Cathedral on the 11th April 1982 (f. 7)

Speech given in the debate on the Falkland Islands in the House of Lords given on the 14th April 1982 (ff. 8-11)

Broadcast message to the Falkland Islands given on the World Service on the 18th April 1982 (ff. 12-13)

Statement relating to the debate over the Falkland Islands and whether the Task Force should have been send to defend the Falkland Islanders from the Argentine Government which Runcie disagrees with, and the hope for peace, voiced on the 2nd May 1982 (f. 14)

Extract relating to a recent 'tragedy at sea' from an interview given to Pauline Webb of BBC World Service on the 4th May 1982 and broadcast on the 5th May 1982 (f. 15)

Article entitled 'The Archbishop of Canterbury brings his statements on the Falkland Islands crisis up to date' published in The Times on the 8th May 1982 (ff. 16-20)

Article entitled 'When the price of even a just war becomes too high' in The Times on the 8th May 1982 (f. 21)

Address in a debate on the Falkland Islands in the House of Lords on the 20th May 1982 (f. 22)

Sermon for the Falkland Islands Service held in St. Paul's Cathedral on the 26th July 1982 (ff. 23-32)

Text of Runcie's sermon at the Falkland Islands service in St Paul's Cathedral printed in The Times on the 27th July 1982 with an accompanying photograph of Runcie meeting the Prince of Wales (f. 33)

Text of Runcie's message to the people of the Falkland Islands to be broadcast in the BBC External Service's 'Calling the Falklands' programme at 22.22 GMT (f. 34)
RelatedMaterialThe Falklands sermon was published in Robert Runcie, 'Windows onto God', ed. Eileen Mable (London: S.P.C.K., 1983), pp. 107-110 [Lambeth Palace Library Printed Books Main Collection H5133.R86].

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