RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRuncie/ACP/1984/12
Extent156 ff.
DescriptionIncludes correspondence with Swithin of Columbo, on matters including the large number of priests leaving the Diocese of Ceylon for employment in the UK and USA, and the visits to Ceylon made by Sam van Culin, as the personal representative of Archbishop Runcie, and Canon Eric James.

Also papers and correspondence in relation to van Culin and James' visit, including correspondence confirming the arrangements and reports compiled by van Culin and James on their visit, and papers and correspondence in relation to the death of Bishop Lakshman Wickremasinghe and the election of his successor.

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GB/109/19426Fernando; Swithin (d.2009); Bishop of Colombod.2009
DS/UK/5004Wickremesinghe; Cyril Lakshman (1927-1983); Bishop of Kurunagala1927-1983
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