RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR RC 157/1
Extent100 ff.
TitleRelations With Roman Catholics In Individual Countries: National Dialogues: Germany: Contacts: General A-K
Date1961-1981
DescriptionPapers relating to general contacts with the Roman Catholic church in Germany, including:
ff. 1-2: Dom Ansgar Ahlbrecht OSB: 1968; greetings and congratulations on his election as Abbot of Niederaltaich.

ff. 3-5: Dekan Werner Bardenhewer: 1972,1974; note of a meeting with him, and visit with a group of young people from Wiesbaden.

ff. 6-44: Fr. Joseph Hopfgartner MHM: 1978-1980; arrangements for interviews with Archbishops Coggan and Runcie for the Catholic News Agency in Bonn, with texts.

ff.45-68: Revd. John Jay Hughes: 1966-1967; correspondence with John Jay Hughes about his doctoral research on Anglican Orders at the University of Münster; offprints of articles [transferred to printed books collection]; script of 'Absolutely Null and Utterly Void' by Fr. John Jay Hughes, a BBC broadcast on the Third Programme, 9 Sept. 1968.

f. 69: Auxiliary Bishop Alfred Kleinermeilert:1978; letter from Bishop Kleinermeilert to Revd. Christopher Hill thanking him for his Christmas greetings.

ff.70-87: Revd. Professor Hans Küng: 1961-1963; 1980-1981; letter from Doreen [Berry] about Hans Küng's book 'Concile et Retour à l'unité; Se rénover pour susciter l'unité', 1961; arrangements for a private luncheon for Prof. Küng during a visit to London, May 1963; circular letter from Prof. Küng thanking recipients for their support for him and copy of 'Why I remain a Catholic', 1980; note on his lecture at St. Paul's Cathedral, 18 Nov. 1980; arrangements for a meeting with Archbishop Runcie, 24 June 1981.

ff.88-100: (Abraham) Peter Kustermann: 1961-1972; correspondence, including some with Preb. Henry Cooper, with a seminarian, Peter Kustermann, about his interest in Anglicanism and visits to England.
RelatedMaterial'Two English Cardinals on Anglican Orders' by John Jay Hughes, Journal of Ecumenical Studies, vol. 4, no.1, 1967
'The Papal Condemnation of Anglican Orders: 1896' by John Jay Hughes, Journal of Ecumenical Studies, vol.4, no. 2, 1967. Both transferred to printed book collection.

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GB/109/24431Berry; Doreen Marguerite (1916-)1916-
298Coggan; Frederick Donald (1909-2000); Baron Coggan; Archbishop of Canterbury1909-2000
516Runcie; Robert Alexander Kennedy (1921-2000); Archbishop of Canterbury1921-2000
GB/109/14013Hill; Christopher John (1945-); Bishop of Guildford1945-
GB/109/14729Küng; Hans (1928-2021); theologian1928-2021
GB/109/8629Cooper; Henry (1908-1982); prebendary of St. Paul's, London1908-1982
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