RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 234
Extent204 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: Uniat Churches: Melkites
Date1958-1981
DescriptionPapers relating to relations with the Melkite (Greek Catholic) Church, including: summary of a lecture by Mgr. Pierre K. Medawar on the Synod of the Greek Catholic Church held in Cairo, 6-11 Feb. 1958 (f.1); relations between Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches in Greece, (ff.2-4,7,15-17,21,38); pronouncements of Patriarch Maximos IV Saigh on liturgy and the position of the Patriarchs, 1960 (ff.5-6); note by the Revd. Michael Helliwell including comments on the disagreement between Patriarch Maximos IV and Cardinal Cicognani, Aug. 1961 (f.8); 'The Catholic East and Christian Unity: Our Vocation as Uniters', text of a lecture by Patriarch Maximos IV given in Dusseldorf, 9 Aug. 1960, in 'Reunion' (ff.9-14); appointment of Mgr Gabriel Bukatko as Coadjutor Archbishop of the Latin diocese of Belgrade, Jan. 1962 (f.18); note of Melkite Bishops Synod, 18-20 Sept. 1961 (f.19); 'Reunion, Latins and the East' in 'The Tablet' 25 Aug. 1962 (f.20); translated summary of a press interview with Patriarch Maximos, Oct. 1962 (f.22); 'The Council of Chalcedon and the relations between the Melkite Patriarchate of Antioch and the Holy See' by Mgr. Hygin E. Cardinale in 'Reunion' Dec. 1962 (ff.23-28); comments by Archbishop Elias Zoghby, Patriarchal-Vicar of Alexandria that Uniat Churches should return to the Orthodox Church, March 1964 (f.31); correspondence with the Revd. Philip Cousins about his views on the Melkite Church, 5 May 1964 (ff.32,37); correspondence with Barbara Fry (Eastern Churches Study Group) about the visit of Mgr. George Hakim, Archbishop of Galilee to participate in a conference on 'The Council and Christian Unity', 6-7 June 1964 (ff.33-36); exchange of official Christmas and Easter greetings between Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Patriarch Maximos IV, 1964-1967 (passim); notes on Patriarch Maximos's appointment as a Cardinal, March 1965 (ff.43-49,60); notes on a visit from Mgr. Neophytos Edelby, May 1965 (ff.54-57); letter from Barbara Fry enclosing the gift of an antimension for Archbishop Ramsey from Mgr. Edelby, with thanks (ff.58-59); notes of a meeting with Mgr. Arrighi, 3 Sept. 1965 (ff.61-63); letter from the Revd. John Satterthwaite to the Revd. David Paton suggesting publications on the Melkites, 21 Oct. 1965 (f.64); correspondence between the Revd. John Satterthwaite and Archbishop George Hakim about Archbishop Ramsey's visit to Jerusalem, 1966 (ff.68-69); letter from Barbara Fry about Archbishop Hakim's visit to London, 18-25 May 1966, meeting with Archbishop Ramsey and notes on the Eastern Churches (ff.71-73); note of a visit from Père Villain and details of his conversation with Patriarch Maximos IV, 22 Nov. 1966 (f.77); postcard of greetings in Arabic, with translation, from Rashid Ruhana (ff.80-81); news of the illness and death of Patriarch Maximos, Nov. 1967, with condolences and representation at a memorial service in Paris (ff.85-87); announcement of the election of Patriarch Maximos V Hakim, 23 Nov. 1967, with congratulations and response (ff.90-93); exchange of official Christmas and Easter greetings between Patriarch Maximos V and Archbishops Ramsey, Coggan and Runcie,1967-1981 (passim); extract from a letter from Dr. S. Bolshakoff, 18 June 1968 (f.103); correspondence about an unsuccessful request from a Lebanese Melkite priest for a scholarship to study English, March 1969 (ff.107-110); correspondence between the Revd. Peter Schneider, the Revd. P.J. Pavey, Fr. Hugh Bishop CR, the Very Revd. Vladimir Rodzianko and the Revd. Michael Moore about arrangements for a study visit by the Revd. Elias Chakour (cancelled), 1969 (ff.114-124); Déclaration du St Synode de l'Église Grecque-Melkite Catholique au sujet de l'unification de la date de Pâques, Sept. 1969, with English translation (ff.125-127); copy of letter from Patriarch Maximos V to Metropolitan Nikodim with condolences on the death of Patriarch Alexii, and gratitude for the decision of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to give Communion in cases of necessity to Old Believers and Catholics, Aug. 1970 (f.132); arrangements for a meeting between Maximos V and Archbishop Ramsey at Lambeth Palace, 12 Nov. 1971 (ff.138-144); report by Stephen Parsons on a visit to Lebanon, Syria and Turkey, 16 Aug.-7 Sept. 1972 (ff.150-154); personal greetings from Patriarch Maximos V with prayer cards (ff.162-165,194,198-199,201); note of a conversation with David Yewhass about involving Archbishop Coggan in pressing the Israeli authorities for the release of Archbishop Capucci, 21 Jan. 1976 (f.175); correspondence between Archbishop Coggan and Patriarch Maximos about violence in the Lebanon, and the report of the 1978 Lambeth Conference (ff.185,188).
LanguageArabic, French

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