RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR CFR 31/2
Extent143 ff.
TitleArchbishops of Canterbury: Archbishop Fisher’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and visit to Istanbul and Rome
DateJuly 1960-January 1961
DescriptionPapers relating to Archbishop Fisher’s visit to Rome, 1-2 December 1960, including: preparatory memoranda about the possibility of a visit (ff.1-3, 7, 19); correspondence between the Revd. John Satterthwaite and Cardinal Willebrands about the visit (ff.4-6, 8, 11, 20, 31); correspondence between John Satterthwaite, Sir Ashley Clarke, the British Ambassador in Rome, and Sir Peter Scarlett, British Legate to the Holy See (ff.9-10, 36); copy of a letter from Andreas Rinkel, Archbishop of Utrecht, to Archbishop Fisher (f.16); copy of a letter from Dr. Visser 't Hooft to Archbishop Fisher with reply (ff.17-18, 29-30); correspondence between the Revd. Mario Sbaffi, President of the Federal Council of Evangelical Churches of Italy, and Archbishop Fisher, with a press statement (ff.21-23, 25, 40-41, 57); copy of a letter from Sir Ashley Clarke to Sir Peter Scarlett (f.24); copy of a letter from Archbishop Fisher to Cardinal Bea (f.26); confidential memorandum of a conversation between Dr. Visser 't Hooft and the Bishop of Fribourg, Lausanne and Geneva, 12 November 1960 (ff.27-28); letters to Archbishop Fisher from Italian and French Catholic correspondents (ff.32, 55,140-143); letter from Bishop Thomas Craske to John Satterthwaite (f.33); letter from Sir Ashley Clarke to John Satterthwaite (f.34); letter from the Revd. W.W. Simpson, Council of Christians and Jews (f.37); details of the programme for the visit (ff.38-39); Archbishop Fisher's sermon in All Saints' Church, 1 December (ff.42-45); John Satterthwaite's account of the visit (ff.46-51); telegram of protest from ? Kensit (ff.52-53); letter to Archbishop Fisher form the Revd. Douglas Wanstall (f.56); letter of thanks from Archbishop Fisher to Sir Ashley Clarke (f.59); Sir Peter Scarlett's report on the visit to the Foreign Secretary, the Earl of Home (ff.61-82); letter of thanks form Archbishop Fisher to Pope John XXIII (f.83); letter of thanks from Monsignor G. Cardinale to John Satterthwaite (f.85); memorandum about a meeting between Satterthwaite and Pastor Herdt of the French Reformed Church about the visit to Rome and relations with Taizé (f.86); programme for the visit (ff.88-89); foreign press comment (ff.90-91, 102-136); background information on Anglican-Roman catholic relations (ff.92-93); press release (ff.94-97); correspondence about a misleading report in "Le Monde" (ff.98-101); correspondence between Satterthwaite and Douglas Woodruff about his report in The Tablet (ff.137-139).
RelatedMaterialOn Fisher's visit to Jerusalem, see also Fisher papers volumes 244-245

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