RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 205, ff.54-210
DescriptionPapers relating to the church's response to the political situation in Northern Ireland, including correspondence with members of the general public, many advocating a national day of prayer (passim); arrangements for a week of Prayer for Reconciliation (ff.81-82); memorandum on reconciliation by R.L. Ball (ff.88-99); Board for Social Responsibility notes on Northern Ireland (ff.110-117); Archbishop Ramsey's speech on Northern Ireland in the House of Lords (ff.118-119) with comments from Rev. W.B. Makin, Loyal Orange Institution of England (f.121, 139), Lady Masham (ff.122, 138), Rev. Denis Faul (f.131-136, 154-156), Uinseann MacEoin (ff.141,147, 175) and Dr. John Kerr (f.142-143, 150, 159,162, 166); note of a meeting between Archbishop Ramsey and the Duchess of Westminster following her audience with Pope Paul VI (ff.109, 127); text of Douglas Stuart's radio interview with Archbishop Ramsey about Northern Ireland, 5 October 1971 (ff.144-145); proposal for an information seminar organised by the Irish Council of Churches and the Conference of European Churches (f.151, 164-165, 167-168, 178, 183); statement on Northern Ireland by Patrick Rodger, Bishop of Manchester (f.186); statement by the British Council of Churches (ff.192-193); correspondence with Cardinal Heenan about the work of the Ardoyne Housing Committee (ff.197-200); proposal from the Chaplain-General for a visit by Archbishop Ramsey or Archbishop Coggan to chaplains and troops in Northern Ireland (ff.203-204). Other correspondents include: George Simms, Archbishop of Armagh (ff.54-55, 75, 79, 84, 128, 137), Richard J. Daley, Mayor of Chigaco (ff.73-74, 80), Sir Cyril Black (ff.76-78, 100), the Irish Council of Churches (ff.101), the Methodist Church in Ireland (f.102), the Cardinal Archbishop of Armagh (f.103), the Presbyterian Church of Ireland (f.104), the Church of Scotland General Assembly (f.105), Terry Davis, M.P. (ff.106, 108), Rev. T.H. Frizelle, Rector of Dundonald Parish (ff.123-126, 152-153), Winifred Brown, wife of the Bishop of St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich (ff.129-130, 148-149, 173); the Association for Legal Justice (ff.169-172, 174, 176,180-181), Canon Clement Robertson (ff.177, 179), George Porter, Bishop of The Murray (ff.182, 184).

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