RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 126
Extent109 ff.
TitleSweden: Anglican Relations: the Bishop of Chichester's Committee
Date23 Sep 1953-17 Jan 1962
DescriptionPapers relating to the Committee appointed at the request of the Convocation of Canterbury to consider relations with the Church of Sweden, with the Committee's report.

Includes correspondence between Rev Michael Bruce and Geoffrey Fisher - Archbishop of Canterbury concerning the Agenda for Convocation including resolutions on relations with the Church of Sweden to be discussed, 23 Sep-8 Oct 1953; correspondence between George Bell - Bishop of Chichester, Fisher, Waddams and Dr Yngve Brilioth - Archbishop of Uppsala regarding Bruce's motion in the Lower House and proposals for an informal committee to advise on relations with the Church of Sweden, 16 Oct-23 Nov 1953; correspondence between Waddams and Bruce regarding the situation in Holland and the committee investigating relations with Sweden, 3-8 Feb 1954; correspondence regarding membership and terms of reference for the committee, with letters from Bell, Waddams, Rev Dr Norman Sykes, Rev Dr Donald Coggan 16 Mar-29 Apr 1954; agenda for the first Church of Sweden Committee meeting, with drafts of a statement by the committee and related correspondence discussing the statement and the publication of the final report, with letters from E.G. Selwyn, Coggan, Bruce, and Bell, Sykes, 30 Apr-27 Sep 1954; correspondence between Rev Canon A.F. Smethurst concerning presenting the Report on Relations with the Church of Sweden at the October group of Sessions of Convocation, and a lightly annotated copy of the report, 28 Sep-1 Oct 1954; letter from Linton and memorandum concerning an article 'The Question of Swedish Orders' by A.W. Campbell which appeared in the Jun 1954 edition of Faith and Unity, 7-16 Oct 1954; letter from Bruce, 19 Oct 1954; correspondence between Fisher and Brilioth regarding the consecration of the Bishop of Stockholm, and inter-communion as considered in the Convocations, 19-25 Oct 1954; list of those to whom copies of the report and the resolutions passed by the Convocation of Canterbury were sent, 24 Nov 1954; letter from Bruce, 17 Dec 1954; notes to the Archbishop regarding a resolution by the Convocation of York requesting a committee be appointed to advise about giving permission for bishops and priests of the Church of Sweden to celebrate the Holy Communion in churches of the Church of England, 3 Mar-4 Oct 1955; 1954 report on 'Relations with the Church of Sweden printed for the 1958 Lambeth Conference; correspondence regarding a review of the relationship with the Church of Sweden at the Convocations of Canterbury and York and a summary of how the Lambeth Conference treated the issue, with letters to Michael Ramsey - Archbishop of York and Rev Harold Riley, 21 Jun-2 Nov 1960; correspondence about the Committees on Relations with the Church of Sweden for the Convocations of York and Canterbury, particularly in light of the ordination of women in Sweden, with letters from Rev Michael Halliwell, Rev John Satterthwaite, Linton, Fisher, 6 Mar-8 Nov 1961; notes by Halliwell on the Report of the Lower House Committee on Relations between the Church of England and the Church of Sweden (Convocation of Canterbury 1961, No. 703), 17 Jan 1962.

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