RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 59/5
Extent56 ff.
TitleGermany: 450th anniversary of the Reformation
Date1 Jan 1967-1 Feb 1968
DescriptionConcerning general conditions and Anglican representation at the 450th anniversary of the Reformation.

Includes a programme for the 450th anniversary of the Reformation from the Planning Committee for the Central Church Celebrationsm in Oct 1967 (ff. 1-14); correspondence relating to the invitation extended to the Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey and chosen representatives to attend the event, including letters from Michael Krille, Rev Canon E.W.H. Lampe, Ven. C.W.J. Bowles, C. Kenneth Sansbury of the British Council of Churches, Gottfried Klapper, Rev Michael Moore, Ronald Williams- Bishop of Leicester, 1 Jan - 3 May 1967 (ff. 15-22); letter to Bishop D. Janicke and Bishop D. Noth confirming some details about the British delegation from Rev Paul Oestreicher, 24 May 1967 (ff. 23-24); a translation of a letter from the Bishops of the Protestant Church for the Province of Saxony and the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony, 24 May 1966 (ff. 25-26); list of the British delegation to the celebrations (ff. 27-28); draft programme of the tour to follow the celebrations at Wittenberg (ff. 29-31); press release about the Reformation celebrations, 6 Oct 1967 (ff. 32); letter from Moore to the Lord Bishop of Kensington endorsing his attendance at a Service at St-Martin-in-the-Fields on behalf of Ramsey, 19 Oct 1967 (ff. 33); report on Lutheran celebrations in East Germany (ff. 34-36); telegram from Ramsey sending greetings on the 450th anniversary celebrations, 31 Oct 1967 (ff. 37); transcript of Williams' address on behalf of Ramsey at the celebrations at Wittenberg, 31 Oct 1967 (ff. 38-39); Michael Moore's follow-up correspondence after returning from East Germany and Berlin, including letters to Ramsey, Prasident D. Hildebrandt and Michael Krille, 8 Nov 1967 (ff. 40-43); letter to Ramsey from Andre Appel, 14 Nov 1967 (ff. 44); summary of the Berlin Despatch No. 17 of the 1 Dec 1967 concerning the 450th anniversary of the Reformation (ff. 45-53); correspondence between Moore and Hildebrandt, 20 Dec 1967-1 Feb 1968 (ff. 54-56).
LanguageEnglish and German
AdminHistoryOriginally labelled with the reference CFR LRC 59-3

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