Item 11 - Bishop Butler to Bishop Clark: Common Bible

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GB ARCHON 2913 EABC-00-01-11

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Bishop Butler to Bishop Clark: Common Bible

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  • 10 February 1973 (Creation)

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1 side; typescript; headed

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(1902-1986)

Biographical history

1980: writing to Bishop Clark

Basil Butler was a convert to Roman Catholicism from Church of England.
He was a Roman Catholic priest, the 7th Abbot of Downside Abbey, one-time Abbot President of the English Benedictine Congregation, an auxiliary bishop of Westminster, an internationally respected scripture scholar, a consistent defender of the priority of the Gospel according to Matthew, and the pre-eminent English-speaking Council Father at the Second Vatican Council (1962–65).

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pre-2018: ADW

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RCDEA Archive

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Gordon Wheeler's reply on the Common Bible: hope he makes the proposal as from the Liturgical Commission. Cardinal seemed favourable to it.

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EABC

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203x255mm

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Draft

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Minimal

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