RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR AOC 62
Extent198 ff.
TitleCoptic Church of Egypt: Patriarch Shenouda III
Date1964-1981
DescriptionCorrespondence with and concerning Shenouda as priest, bishop and patriarch. Includes correspondence regarding sending printed works to the Cairo Theological Seminary (ff.7-8, 16, 25, 28, 133); correspondence with Shenouda as priest and bishop (ff.6-7, 10, 13-14, 34); concerning his election and enthronement as Pope of Alexandria, Shenouda III, 1971 (ff.38-40, 42-49); correspondence as Patriarch with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael Ramsey (ff.41, 50-57, 59-60, 66-68, 71-75), Archbishop of Canterbury, Donald Coggan (ff.76-77, 82-91, 93-95, 111, 116, 124-125, 145-148, 155-156, 158-159) and Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie (ff.160-163).

Also contains correspondence relating to Pope Shenouda's visit to Rome, 1973 (ff.61-65); preparations and proposed plans for his visit to England, 1979 (ff.96-110, 112, 115-123, 126-130, 133-144) and his deposition and banishment by President Sadat, 1981 (ff.162-198) (Includes a signed petition from members of the Coptic Orthodox Church of North America (ff.168-189).

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GB/109/21927Shenouda III (1923-2012); Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of All Africa; Pope of Alexandria of the Coptic Orthodox Church1923-2012
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
516Runcie; Robert Alexander Kennedy (1921-2000); Archbishop of Canterbury1921-2000
GB/109/14814El-Sadat; Mohammed Anwar (1918-1981); President of the Arab Republic of Egypt1918-1981
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