RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 226/1
Extent67 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: Hungary: Reports and correspondence concerning Church and State
Date1947-1951
DescriptionPapers relating to the Roman Catholic church in Hungary, including:
ff.1-3: Memorandum for the Bishop of Chichester on the churches in Hungary, Feb. 1947
f.4: Extract from a letter to the Revd. Herbert Waddams from the Revd. Charles Neate, 21 July 1947
f.5: 'Hungary's Prince Primate's, Cardinal Mindszenthy's [sic] letter to Mr. Dinnyes, Prime Minister of the Hungarian Republic.' Hungarian News Service: November 15th 1947. C.F.R. 429.
f.6: Report by Samuel Gurney on Lady Listowel's talk on Hungary at a Wiseman Society dinner, 21 June 1948.
ff. 7-10: Letter from the Revd. Herbert Waddams to Mgr. G.B. Montini enclosing Archbishop Fisher's statement to the Joint Synod of the Convocation of Canterbury, 13 Jan. 1949.
ff.11-19: 'Church & State III. Evidence against Cardinal Mindszenty.' Hungarian News & Information Service, 17 Jan. 1949.
f.20: Resolution of the Church Unity Octave Council condemning the arrest of Cardinal Mindszenty. 20 Jan. 1949.
f. 21: Letter to the Revd. Herbert Waddams from J.V. Perowne, British Minister to the Holy See, about affairs in Hungary and Israel, 26 Jan. 1949.
f.22: Letter to the Revd. Herbert Waddams from the Revd. Ivan R. Young, 6 Feb, 1949.
f.23: Memo to the Revd. Herbert Waddams from Dr. G.L. Prestige about Cardinal Mindszenty, 9 Feb. 1949.
ff.24-25: Correspondence between Bishop W. Godfrey, Apostolic Delegate, and the Revd. Herbert Waddams about Cardinal Mindszenty, 11-12 Feb. 1949.
ff.26-33: The Roman Catholic Church in Hungary 1939 to April 1949. HUN/9/49. [Barbara Miller] Research Department, Foreign Office. 8 July 1949.
ff.34-44: 'State and Church in Hungary.' Catholic Clergy for Peace. Hungarian News & information Service. Oct. 1950.
ff.45-48: Decree of 15 Sept. relating to religious instruction in Hungarian Schools, with a covering letter from Peter Wilkinson, Foreign Office, 6 Nov. 1950.
ff.49-50, 52-53: Correspondence between Revd. Herbert Waddams and George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, about the Hungarian purges, with comment by Colonel J.B. Barron, June 1951.
f.51: Report on an interview with Mr. George Tajan, 11 June 1951.
f.54: 'Hungary. Three Bishops Imprisoned' from 'Living Church' 24 June 1951.
ff.55-56: 'The Man who judges the Hungarian Bishops: the testimony of a lawyer briefed to defend Cardinal Mindszenty' by Matthias Veszy in 'The Tablet', 30 June 1951.
ff.57-58: Church News from Hungary, July 1951.
ff.59-62: Open letter to the Dean of Canterbury and Mrs. Hewlett Johnson from one of the "happy people" in Hungary, Aug. 1951.
ff.63-67: Hungary. Report. [1950].

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