RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 284, ff. 120-151
TitleWomen and Holy Orders
DescriptionPapers relating to the ordination of women, including: copyof a circular letter from John T. Walker, Suffragan Bishop of Washington, enclosing resolution of the Diocese of Washington (ff.121-122); letter from Bishop Edward Welles to Archbishop Ramsey informing him of his intention to ordain a group of women, including his daughter Katrina, in Philadelphia on 29 July 1974, with reply (ff.123, 126-127); correspondence between Paul Reeves, Bishop of Georgia, and Archbishop Ramsey about the ordination in Philadelphia (ff.125,128, 134-136, 141); letters from members of the public, in Britain and America, about the ordinations in America, with replies (ff.129-130, 137-140, 142, 149-151); copy of a letter to Bishop Welles written on behalf of Bishop John Howe (ff.131-132); letter informing Archbishop Ramsey of a resolution passed by the International Association of Women Ministers urgung discussion of the ordination of women at General Synod in July 1975 (f.133); letter to Archbishop Ramsey from the Revd. John Gibson, enclosing a memorandum on the ordination of women, with acknowledgement (ff.143-148).

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