RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoLC 209
Extent104 ff.
TitleLambeth Conference 1968: Conference planning and business: Attendance: Observers
DescriptionPapers relating to the invitation of Observers to the Conference, including: Canon Paton's note on observers from other churches (ff.2-4); participation of the Church of South India (ff.5-7,25,51); note on advice from Dr. Eugene Blake on participants from other churches (f.11); list of Observers, with draft invitations from Archbishop Ramsey (ff.13-19); replies to invitations (passim); letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Athenagoras I, Ecumenical Patriarch, about the appointment of Athenagoras, Metropolitan of Thyateira as an Observer (f.32); letter from Canon Paton on participation of Lutherans and Methodists (f.34); correspondence between Canon Paton and Dr. Blake about World Council of Churches Observers (ff.37,55-56); letters from Edward Welles, Bishop of West Missouri, recommending possible Pentecostal Observers (ff.39,69,73); letter from Peter Day, Ecumenical officer of the Episcopal Church on American Russian Orthodox Observers, 17 Oct. 1967, with response (ff.40-41,46); letter from Canon Paton on need for ecumenically experienced Observers, 1 Nov. 1967, with response (ff.45,49); list of Observers (ff.79-85); discussion of representation from Churches of Christ/Disciples of Christ, March 1968 (ff.89-90); letter from Dr. Eugene Blake about replying to Archbishop Ramsey's offical welcome to Observers, 6 May 1968 (f.94); letter from Canon Satterthwaite about increasing the number of Roman Catholic Observers, 23 May 1968 (f.95); notes for Observers (ff.96-98); letter from Archbishop Ramsey to Pope Paul VI thanking him for his message to the Conference, 27 July 1968 (f.99); letters of thanks to Archbishop Ramsey from Athenagoras, Metropolitan of Thyateira, and Dom Philibert Zobel (ff.100-101); list of Observers and special guests (ff.103-104).

Correspondents include: Walter H. Gray, Bishop of Connecticut (ff.8-9); Vasken I, Catholicos of All Armenians (ff.20-21); Andreas Rinkel, Archbishop of Utrecht (f.22); A. Dale Fiers, International Convention of Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) (ff.23,59-60); Odd Hagen, World Methodist Council (ff.24,38,87); Lesslie Newbigin, Bishop in Madras (f.25); Ralph F.G. Calder, International Congregational Council (f.26); Khoren I, Catholicos of Cilicia (f.28); Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar (f.29); Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece (f.30); Luis Pereira, Bishop of the Lusitanian Church (f.31); Kyrille, Patriarch of Bulgaria (f.33); Josef Nordenhaug, Baptist World Alliance (f.35); Metropolitan Athenagoras of Thyateira (f.36); Wilhelm Niesel, President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (f.43); Ramón Taibo, Bishop-elect, Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal (f.49); Mar Eshai Shimun XXIII, Catholicos Patriarch of the East (ff.47-48); Ignatius Yacub III, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East (f.52); German, Patriarch of Serbia (f.53); Arthur White, Religious Society of Friends (f.54); Severius Zakka Iwas, Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Mosul (f.58); Isabelo de los Reyes, Obispado Maximo, Iglesia Filipina Independiente (ff.61,63-65,68,71,74-76,86); Dr Hanfried Krüger, Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (f.62); Very Revd. Wayland S. Mandell, Philippine Independent Church (ff.66-67,72); Thomas F. Zimmerman (f.77); General Frederick L. Coutts, Salvation Army (f.78); Revd. Harold Roberts (f.88); Cardinal Bea (ff.91-92); Robert Taylor, Archbishop of Cape Town (f.93).
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