RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 28/3
Extent50 ff.
TitleFinland: Contacts: Archbishop Martti Simojoki
Date4 Sep 1951-20 Jun 1978
DescriptionCorrespondence with and about Martti Simojoki, Archbishop of Finland.

Includes an extract from The Guardian announcing the appointment of Simojoki as Bishop of St Michael, 4 Sep 1951; correspondence with Dr Salomies, Archbishop of Finland concerning sending an English Bishop to the consecration of Simojoki, including letters from Rev G.E. Ingle - the Bishop of Fulham and George Bell - the Bishop of Chichester, 14 Sep-18 Oct 1951; letter of thanks for hospitality in London to Rev Herbert Waddams from Simojoki, 24 Mar 1952; telegram of blessing for work in the new diocese of Helsinki for Simojoki from Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury and a response, 30 Jun 1959-16 Jan 1960; correspondence with Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury on Simojoki's appointment as Archbishop of Finland, 9 Jul 1964; correspondence between Rev John Satterthwaite and Rev Eric Staples concerning the suggestion that Ramsey should confer a degree on Simojoki, 4-12 Feb 1968; Easter message from Ramsey, 1968; 60th birthday telegram for Simojoki from Ramsey and letter in response, 16 Aug 1968; Christmas and Easter messages from the Ramsey for 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971; text of an address by Simojoki 'As a Christian in a world of misunderstandings' delivered for the opening session of the Ecumenical Workshop for Information in Europe, 27 Mar 1972; Easter and Christmas messages for 1972, 1973, 1974 from Ramsey, with a response to Easter 1974 from Simojoki, 16 Apr 1974; an invitation to Donald Coggan's enthronement as Archbishop of Canterbury and Christmas and Easter messages for 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1977; letter to Ramsey from Simojoki's biographer and subsequent correspondence, 20 Mar-6 Apr 1977; news extract relating to the retirement of Simojoki and an invitation to Coggan to attend the consecration of his successor Dr Mikko Juva, 29 Mar-20 Jun 1978.

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