RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 282, ff. 1-52
TitleSouth America, Archbishop's visit to: Brazil
DescriptionPapers relating to Archbishop Ramsey's visit to Brazil, including: corrrespondence between the Revd. John Kirkham and Arthur Kratz, Primate of Brazil, about arrangements for the visit (ff.1-4 , 25-26, 34, 41); correspondence between John Kirkham and the Brazilian Embassy about health and visa requirements (ff.5-6); note about Ernesto Geisel, President of Brazil (f.7); letter from Bishop Kratz inviting Archbishop and Mrs. Ramsey to stay with him as his personal guests, with reply (ff.8-9); letter from Prebendary Kerfoot to Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, enclosing a letter from the British Consul in Santos, enquiring whether Archbishop Ramsey could include a visit to the Missions to Seamen in Buenos Aires or Santos, with replies from John Kirkham (ff.10-13); draft programme for the visit to Brazil (f.14); correspondence between Edmund Sherrill, Bishop of Central Brazil, and John Kirkham about the possibility of Archbishop Ramsey appearing with Billy Graham during his crusade, meeting Dom Hélder Câmara and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (ff.15-24, 30-31, 43-45); unsigned typewritten letter to Archbishop Ramsey from 'a junior British diplomat' about Dom Hélder Câmara and human rights issues in Brazil (f.27); draft prgramme and notes from Bishop Kratz (ff.28-29); copy of a letter from Bishop Kratz to Cyril Tucker, Bishop of Argentina and Eastern South America, about arrangements for internal flights in Brazil (f.32); correspondence between John Kirkham and Maurice Rowlandson, Director of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Crusade, about the Billy Graham crusade in Rio de Janeiro (ff.33, 37); copy of a letter from D.S.L. Dodson, British Ambassador to Brazil to A.G. Munro, British Consul, Rio de Janeiro, commenting on Bishop Sherrill's draft programme and suggesting amendments (ff.35-36); presscuttings about human rights issues in Brazil (ff.38-40); telegram and letter from Billy Graham to Archbishop Ramsey, confirming the Archbishop's presence on the opening night of the crusade and sending warm greetings, with reply (ff.42, 46); letter from Bishop Sherrill to Archbishop Ramsey thanking him for his visit and enclosing a letter from the mother of a political prisoner in Brazil, with reply (ff.50-52).
LanguageEnglish; some Portuguese

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