Item 32 - Abbot Neve to Bishop: Our decision has been confirmed as right

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA02-01-01-32

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Abbot Neve to Bishop: Our decision has been confirmed as right

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  • 22-9-1927 (Creation)

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1 page; headed; folded; manuscript

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(1925-1927)

Biographical history

writing to Bishop re Relgious in Aldeburgh
Dom Théodore Nève: http://www.abdijzevenkerken.be/verbondenheid/Bethanie/ (accessed 6-10-2019) - (from Dutch) Dom Théodore Nève, the first abbot of Zevenkerken, had a dream: a female branch with an openness to mission. It became the priory of Bethany, founded in 1921, which in turn undertook many foundations.
He was abbot from 1912 to 1963.

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Pre 2018 holding: XNP1 Aldeburgh 64

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RCDEAA

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(From the French). I see that our mutual decision is good in the eyes of God. The decision of the Sacred Congregation of the Religious confirms ours, which was arrived at in the light of circumstances. I am communicating this to your Lordship...

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  • French

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PA02

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268mm x 207mm

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"La Sacrée Congrégation des Religieux" referred to in the Abbot's letter had a name change in 1967 and became the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life ( see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congregation_for_Institutes_of_Consecrated_Life_and_Societies_of_Apostolic_Life accessed 7-10-2019)

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Draft

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Minimal

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