RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 147
Extent88 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: National Dialogues: France: Contacts: General contacts: concerning, development of
DescriptionPapers relating to development of general contacts with the Roman Catholic church in France, including: correspondence (some summarised) between Launcelot Fleming, Bishop of Portsmouth, Revd. Dr. G.L. Prestige, Commander Kenneth Cohen and Revd Herbert Waddams about establishing links with French Roman Catholics, through the good offices of Gilbert Renault (Colonel Rémy) (ff.1-6); correspondence between Herbert Waddams, Mgr Jean-Édouard-Lucien Rupp and M. Descamps about religious education, 1953 (ff.7-9,13); correspondence and note of a meeting between Herbert Waddams and André Dacheux about arrangements for a meeting between George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, and French clergy, 1953 (ff.10-12); letter from Herbert Waddams to Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, about a meeting with Mgr. René-Louis-Marie Stourm, Bishop of Amiens. and discussion of the coronation of Elizabeth II (f.11); correspondence between Gilbert Renault and Herbert Waddams enclosing copies of his book 'Pourpre des Martyres' and note of a meeting with Bishop Stourm, with a letter from André Dacheux (ff.15-16,24-25a); copy of the loyal address of Cardinal Griffin and the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and Queen Elizabeth II's response to pass on to Bishop Stourm at Bishop Bell's request (ff.17-19); correspondence with Revd. B.L. Spurgin, Church of England Youth Council, Canon Hugh Warner, Church of England Moral Welfare Council, and Canon Robert Stopford about contacts in France, 1954 (ff.20-23,26,30-31,33); letter from Herbert Waddams and Père C.J. Dumont about girls' exchange visits, 1954 (f.27); guest-list for a dinner for André Dacheux, 26 March 1954 (f.28); letters from André Dacheux about a meeting with French clergy, and report by Herbert Waddams, 15 July 1954, enclosed in a letter to Dr. Prestige (ff.,32,34-35); setting up of a small group to encourage French contacts, including Herbert Waddams, Dr. Prestige, Canon Robert Stopford, Fr. John Groser (ff.38,40-42); further correspondence with André Dacheux and details of a dinner, 29 November 1954 (ff.37,39,43-45); meeting at the St. Katharine Foundation with André Dacheux and others, 3 August 1955 (ff.46-49); greetings from Gilbert Renault, 18 Dec. 1955 (f.50); letters to Revd. John Satterthwaite from Revds. John Perret and Victor de Waal about visits to the Mission de France and an explanatory book on the Anglican Church, 1960 (ff.51-58); correspondence with Revd. W.J. Milligan about meetings of a group of clergy in contact with French Roman Catholics, with minutes of meetings and idea for a newsletter, 1960 (ff.59,63-64,68,72); report on ecumenical work in Dinard (ff.60-61); correspondence with Roger Schutz, Prior of Taizé (ff.62,65,70-71), with report by Revd. John Perret on a visit to Taizé with Revd. Charles Shells, August 1960 (ff.66-67); letter from John Satterthwaite to Revd. H.R.T. Brandreth about Taizé (f.69); letters from Revd. John de Satgé about his visit to Limoges with Revd. John Perret, 1961, with a report (ff.73-84); letters from Revd. John Perret about Pontigny and his retirement plans (ff.85,88); letters from Br. Andrew Beard OSB about visits to France, 1961 (ff.86-87).

[Actual covering dates 1952-55; 1960-62]
[Actual foliation 89 ff., including f.25a]
LanguageMuch in French

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