RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 121/1
Extent92 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: National Dialogues: Belgium: Contacts: Cardinal Suenens
DescriptionPapers relating to Léon Joseph Suenens, Cardinal Archbishop of Malines-Brussels, including: formal greetings (f.1); commemoration of Malines conversations, including memo on unveiling of commemorative plaque, 1966 (ff.4,6,8-9,11-16); accounts of meetings with him (ff.7,10,30); arrangements for visit of Cardinal Suenens to Lambeth Palace,12-13 May 1967, including Evensong in Lambeth Palace Chapel and dinner, press releases and biographical notes (ff.21-82); compilation of quotes from Suenens' speeches and writings by Samuel Gurney, with covering correspondence (ff.34-38); request from Canon Eric James to bring a group of clergy to meet Cardinal Suenens during the visit, with reply (ff.44-45,47); request from Dr. Oliver Pratt to bring a group of Roman Catholic laypeople to meet Cardinal Suenens during the visit, with reply (ff.49,63); award of the Lambeth Cross to Cardinal Suenens (f.74) and the Order of St. Augustine (3rd class) to Canon Dessain and Canon Herman Servotte (ff.64,74); Archbishop Ramsey's welcome to Cardinal Suenens, 12 May (ff.70-71); Cardinal Suenens' reply (f.72); Archbishop Ramsey's account of Cardinal Suenens' celebration of Mass in Lambeth Palace and his attendance at Ramsey's celebration of Holy Communion, 19th May [sic] with a note of their conversations (ff.85-88); letter from Professor Henry Chadwick about the possibility of Cardinal Suenens lecturing in Oxford in 1968, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.83-84); priest-students at Louvain (f.90); reaction of Mgr. Carson to Cardinal Suenens' celebration of Mass at Lambeth Palace (f.92).

Correspondents include: Canon Joseph Dessain (passim); Revd. John Satterthwaite (passim); Revd. Arthur Payton (f.2); Revd. Percy Coleman (ff.4-6); Cardinal Suenens (ff.15-19,21,23,78,80-81,88-89,91); Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury (ff.15-19,21,23-24,78,80-81,88-89,91); John Heenan, Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster (f.24); Canon Herman Servotte (f.77); Revd. Robert Runcie (f.90).

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11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
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GB/109/24202Gurney; Samuel (1885-1968); Anglo-Catholic layman1885-1968
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