The archive evolved from a project commissioned in 1996 by the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education in Birmingham. The project investigated the nature, exercise and experience of authority and governance within the Roman Catholic Church in England, Scotland and Wales. It involved conversations, interviews and conferences and approximately 1,000 participants from clergy and laity. The project has generated a large number of written documents and audio records.
The main areas investigated were:
A description of the holdings can be viewed on our Archives catalogue; a detailed list of resources is available below.