RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 80/7
Extent34 ff.
TitleGermany: Anglican visits: Canon Satterthwaite
Date12 Oct 1961-23 Jul 1962
DescriptionCorrespondence and reports on visits by Rev John Satterthwaite to East Berlin and Warsaw in l962.

Includes material discussing the Rev Dr Kurt Scharf's expulsion from East Berlin and reported assurances by Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, of the Church of England's wish to support those encountering difficulties in East Germany, 12 Oct-5 Dec 1961; plans for Satterthwaite's visit to carry a private message from Ramsey to Herr Ulbricht objecting to the expulsion of Scharf from East Berlin, 31 Dec 1961-27 Mar 1962; memoranda and letters from Satterthwaite concerning his visit to Germany, including discussions with Dr Schlingensiepen, Scharf, Dr Dibelius and Herr Seigewasser, the DDR State Secretary for Religious Affairs, 4-16 Apr 1962; correspondence between Satterthwaite and Schlingensiepen, including discussing a proposed visit to Germany by John Arnold, the lack of reply from Ulbricht and the hope that Dr Hildebrandt might be granted permission to visit England, 28 Jun-17 Jul 1962; a reply to Ramsey's letter from Seigewasser on behalf of Ulbricht, 10 Jul 1962;

Correspondents include Rev Dr Kurt Scharf; Dr Ferdinand Schlingensiepen; E.M. Rose from the British Embassy in Bonn; Hans Seigewasser; Dr Glen Garfield Williams, Secretary for Inter-Church Aid and Material Aid in Europe.

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