RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR AC 22/2
Extent52 ff.
TitleJerusalem and the Middle East: Egypt: All Saints' Cathedral, Cairo
Date1957-1978
DescriptionPapers relating to All Saints Cathedral, Cairo, including: lengthy negotations with the Governor of Cairo and correspondence with the Foreign office over plans to demolish it and rebuild on a site in Zamalek; possible transfer of the building to the Copts (ff.1-3); map of a proposed site (f.26); text of telegraph of condolence from Archbishop Ramsey to President-Elect Anwar Sadat on the death of President Nasser (f.29); appeal to Archbishop Coggan from Shawky Karas, President of the American Coptic Association to save the building and protest against the violation of human rights of Christians in Egypt, with copies of documents produced by the Association (ff.34-49); letter from Isaq Musaad , Bishop in Egypt to Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury on the laying of the foundation stone of the new cathedral, 1977(f.50).
Correspondents include: Campbell MacInnes, Archbishop in Jerusalem (ff.4-5, 8, 10); Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.4-5, 8); Bishop Kenneth Cragg (ff.22-26);

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11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
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298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
GB/109/16480Musaad; Ishaq (fl.1950-1974); Bishop in Egyptfl.1950-1974
DS/UK/4356MacInnes; Angus Campbell (1901-1977); archbishop in Jerusalem1901-1977
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