RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 153
Extent80 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: National Dialogues: France: Contacts: Abbé Portal Commemoration
DescriptionPapers relating to the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Abbé Portal,1976, including: correspondence with Revd. Roger Greenacre as a member of the organising committee; Anglican representation at the events; presscuttings; letter from Richard Wood MP, regretting that he was unable to be present for the commemoration in Paris on 19 June 1976 (f.17); letter from André Bontems, Archbishop of Chambéry, about the commemoration at Les Corbières on 20 June 1976 (f.18); correspondence with Abbé Robert Soldo about that event (ff.19-27); press release (f.28); programme for the visits (f.29); copy of a letter from Lord Halifax to Père Portal, 21 Sept. 1896 (f.30); text of a telegram of good wishes from Pope Paul VI to Cardinal Marty, 19 June 1976 (f.31); list of participants in the celebrations in Paris (ff.32-34) and Order of Service (ff.35-38); 'Fernand Portal: Prêtre de la Mission - Apôtre de l'Union 1855-1926', text of an audio-visual production made by the Fraternité de Bethléem at Les Corbières (ff.39-48); Order of Service for service at Les Corbières, 20 June (ff.49-56); Order of Service for service at Chambéry Cathedral, 20 June (ff.57-64); letter from Fr. Geoffrey Curtis CR about his participation in the commemorative events (f.65); 'Si le grain ne meurt...', text of a lecture given by the Revd. Roger Greenacre at St. Mary's, Bourne St., London on 17 July 1976 and published in 'Faith and Unity', Summer 1976 (ff.66-70); 'Viscount Halifax and the Abbé Portal: A Note' by the Revd. Christopher Hill (ff.71-71); 'The Malines Conversations 1920-1926' by Geoffrey Curtis CR in 'Church Observer', Summer 1976 (ff.73-76); 'Portal, Mercier and Malines' by Christopher Hill in 'Church Observer', Summer 1976 (ff.77-79).
RelatedMaterialCFR RC 136
'Cinquantenaire de la mort du Père Portal 1855-1926' transferred to printed book collection

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