RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCoggan 53, ff.90-216
TitleGeneral Synod - General Correspondence
Date13 Jan 1977-14 Jan 1978
DescriptionIncludes papers relating to the Panel of Chairmen, including letters of thanks from Archbishop Coggan to those standing down in 1977 and invitations to others to stand, and copies of replies (ff.90-103); letters from Derek Pattinson, Secretary-General of the General Synod regarding the licensing of clergy working in Church House (f.104) and the addition of an agenda item on race relations (ff.107-8); papers relating to the service in Synod Week on 17 Feb 1977 at St.Margaret's, Westminster (ff.105-6, 109-114); papers relating to the July Group of Sessions, including correspondence with Prof James Atkinson regarding his Bible Exposition, article 7 on the agenda (liturgy), and a draft speech by Rt Revd David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool on race relations (ff.122-130), a letter from Rt Revd John Trillo, Bishop of Chelmsford asking Coggan to mention his visit to Rome during the Synod and a copy of Coggan's reply (ff.132, 134); papers relating to the eucharist at the November Synod (ff.137, 142-4, 147-153, 158); papers relating to the address of Cardinal Basil Hume, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, at the February Synod (ff.138-141, 154-7), and Coggan's address at Westminster Cathedral on 24 Jan 1978 (ff.145-6); papers relating to the resignation of Dame Betty Ridley from the Chairmanship of the Business Sub-Committee and her being succeded by Canon Paul Welsby (ff.159-160, 163-171), papers relating to the composition of the Panel of Chairmen for 1978 including correspondence with Derek Pattinson and Most Revd Stuart Blanch, Archbishop of York, and letters from those agreeing to serve (ff.172-4, 177-8, 180, 201, 206-16); papers relating to the review of sub-committees of the Standing Committee, including correspondence with Rt Revd Robert Martineau, Bishop of Blackburn and letters from those agreeing to serve (ff.175-6, 179, 182-199, 202-5), and correspondence between Coggan and Rt Revd David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool regarding a private Synod motion on families (ff.181, 200).

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