RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoRuncie/STATEMENT/1
Extent71ff
TitleStatements and speeches
Date1979-1980
DescriptionStatements from Robert Runcie, Bishop of St Albans on his selection as the 102nd Archbishop of Canterbury 28 September 1979
Runcie's views on the ordination of practising homosexuals 3 October 1979
Bishop Runcie on Pope John Paul II's interest in visiting the UK, 30 November 1979
Dr Coggan (outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury) on the Soviet Union invasion of Afghanistan and Western society, 17 January 1980
Bishop Runcie on the clash between his enthronment and budget day, scheduled for March 25 1980, 18 January 1980
Bishop Runcie on his successor as Bishop of St Albans, John Taylor 29 January 1980
Statement and letter from Robert Runcie to Chancellor of the Exchequer, Geoffrey Howe, regarding the transfer of the budget to the 26 March 1980
"Fighting, witty, nonchalant Archbishop to be": press release for the 1980 Church of England Year Book, January 28 1980
Statement on the confirmation by the Royal Commission of Robert Runcie's appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury on the 25 February 1980, 6 February 1980
'The form of Proceeding' for Robert Runcie, 25 February 1980
Archbishop Runcie's shock at the jail sentence passed by a South African court on Reverend David Russell, 29 February 1980
Archbishop Runcie's first trip abroad to Zaire for the inauguration of the new Anglican province of Brundi, Rwanda and Zaire, May 8-13 1980, 3 March 1980
Archbishop Runcie statement on British athletes going to the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, 11 March 1980
Statement on the final preparations for enthronement at Canterbury Cathedral, 25 March 1980, 20 March 1980
Statement from the Archbishop and twenty four primates of the Anglican communion deploring the confiscation of Bishop Desmond Tutu's passport, 31 March 1980
Archbishop greets walkers, at the start of the March of Europe, at Buttermarket, Canterbury on the 5 April 1980, 1 April 1980
Easter pilgrimage, 7 April 1980, 3 April 1980
Staff changes at Lambeth Palace, 18 April 1980
Visit from Mrs Kennedy to Lambeth Palace, 29 April 1980
Archbishop to drive 1830 railway engine, 3 May 1980, 30 April 1980
Archbishop of Canterbury asks Iran for assurances. 7 May 1980
Statement following the first meeting between Archbishop Runcie and Pope John Paul II in Accra, Ghana May 19 1980
Archbishop's visit to Walsingham, 20 May 1980
Statement on the pastoral letter sent to churches to accompany the The Alternative Service Book 1980, 21 May 1980
Archbishop Runcie "hits out" at Ecumenical cynics, 23 May 1980
Archbishop backs inter-faith dialogue, 24 May 1980
Archbishop Runcie comments on his trip to Walsingham, 26 May 1980
Statement on steps to ease the workload of the Archbishop, 2 June 1980
Church leaders' statement over overseas student fees, 3 June 1980
Quote for the The Universe regarding comments made by Pope John Paul II on the restoration of full communion between the Christian faiths 11 June 1980
Appeal to Ayatollah Khomeni and President Bani-Sadr 17 July 1980
"Dr Runcue says farewell to Morris Minor" which he had owned since 1967, 4 August 1980
Archbishop's tribute to theologian The Reverend Professor Geoffrey Lampe, 6 August 1980
Statement on the situation in Iran, in particular concerns for Jean Waddell, Dr John Coleman and his wife, 13 August 1980
Dr Runcie and the dustman's feet, statement on Runcie's sponsoring of David Smith's walk from Harrow to Brighton, 21 August 1980
Messages to and from the Vatican regarding the Pope's planned visit in 1982, 31 August 1980
Statement on the Church of England consideration to the proposals for Covenanting, 5 September 1980
Reaction to protests against Pope John Paul II's planned visit to the UK 31 August 1980
Lambeth farewell to D.W. Cleverley Ford as he retires, 12 September 1980
Statement on the Biggin Hill Air Crash, 22 September 1980
Runcie's meeting with women's ordination supporters at Lambeth Palace, 23 September 1980
Response to the Keston College petition, 30 September 1980
Plea to stop the violence in El Salvador, 3 October 1980
Dr Runcie's deep concern for the Jewish Community, 13 October 1980
Statement issued to The Guardian about the informal discussions between John Stanley MP and the Archbishop about housing, 3 December 1980
Statement on the Crisis at Christmas annual walk from Caterbury Cathedral to London on the 6 December 1980, 4 December 1980
John Lennon vigil in Canterbury on 14 December 1980
Dr Runcie challenges church over disabled, 18 December 1980
Tribute to Archbishop Geoffrey Sambell, 19 December 1980
Christmas plea to Ayotolla Khomeini, 21 December 1980
Statement regarding Iranian captives, 23 December 1980
Terry Waite's visit to Iran, 26 December 1980
New Year's message to the Kent Evening Post, 29 December 1980

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