RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 86/2
Extent22 ff.
TitleHungary: Reformed Churches in Hungary
Date29 Dec 1953-1976
DescriptionReports and correspondence concerning the situation of and relations with the Lutheran Church.

Includes a report by Rev Herbert Waddams on a visit to Lutheran leaders in Budapest, including Bishop Lajos Veto, Bishop Laszlo Dezsery and Kardy Grunwalsky, 29 Dec 1953; letter from Waddams requesting that British Council of Churches literature be sent to Dezsery, 18 Feb 1954; letter from Dezsery to Waddams, 1955; extract of a letter from George Bell, Bishop of Chichester to Dr W.A. Visser 't Hooft, with reference to Bishop Ordass, 22 Nov 1956; note on the situation of the Lutheran Church in Hungary, 22 Feb 1957; letter to Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury from Dr Bela Fabian, Chairman of the Federation of Hungarian Former Political Prisoners, requesting an audience with Fisher, 2 Jul 1958; letter to Waddams from the Foreign Office concerning the dismissal of Bishop Ordass, 14 Jul 1958; letter to Fabian from Waddams, 17 Jul 1958; Rev Michael Halliwell's notes on a meeting with Bishop Szamoskozi and Pastor Dobos to discuss developing contacts between churches on a non-political level, following their visit to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, 4 Jun 1960; Lutheran World Federation note on the improved health of Veto, 16 Mar 1961; Rev David Tustin's notes on a meeting with Pastor Robert Patkai and Professor Karner, including discussion of the Lutheran Church in Hungary, relations with other churches, marriage laws, Lutheran Theological Seminary, relations with the Hungarian State and the Peace Movement, 22 Nov 1963, and with Patkai to discuss Lutheran work in the English language, 11 Feb 1964; correspondence between Rev Henry Cooper and Tustin, concerning Patkai's invitation for an Anglican priest to Lutheran Church House to open up Lutheran/Anglican dialogue, 1-4 Oct 1965; letter concerning Bibles in Hungary in response to an interview given by Kaldy, 26 Sep 1973; article by Patkai about Bishop Lajos Ordass on the occasion of his 75th birthday, 1976, annotated with the date of Ordass' death on 14 Aug 1978.

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CodeNameDates
DS/UK/5999Waddams; Herbert Montague (1911-1972); Canon of Canterbury Cathedral1911-1972
135Bell; George Kennedy Allen (1883-1958); Bishop of Chichester1883-1958
GB/109/7252Visser't Hooft; Willem Adolph (1900-1985); Dutch clergyman1900-1985
12Fisher; Geoffrey Francis (1887-1972); Archbishop of Canterbury1887-1972
GB/109/21806Halliwell; Michael Arthur (1928-); Canon1928-
GB/109/10953Tustin; David (1935-); Suffragan Bishop of Grimsby1935-
GB/109/8629Cooper; Henry (1908-1982); prebendary of St. Paul's, London1908-1982
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