Letters

Cardijn wrote and received thousands of letters over the course of his long life. This is a tiny selection.

  • Cardijn to Cardinal Cento

    Cardijn writes to the cardinal to congratulate him on his appointment as president of the Council preparatory commission on lay apostolate.
  • Cardijn to Archbishop Dell'Acqua 13 04 1960

    Cardijn writes to John XXIII's Substitute enclosing the notes the pope had requested of him for the drafting of an encyclical for the 70th anniversary of Rerum Novarum.
  • Helder Camara to Cardijn

    The Brazilian bishop writes to Cardijn proposing that he celebrate a mass for workers during the last session of Vatican II.
  • Cardijn to Fr Henk Schram

    Cardijn writes to Dutch Oblate Fr Henk Schram, a YCW chaplain in Sri Lanka, in relation to the forthcoming pilgrimage to Rome and the Australian NCGM (Girls YCW).
  • Cardijn to Fr Henk Schram

    Cardijn writes to Dutch Oblate Fr Henk Schram, a YCW chaplain in Sri Lanka on lay apostolate and the problems facing school-leavers.
  • Cardijn to Fr Henk Schram

    Cardijn writes to Dutch Oblate Fr Henk Schram, a YCW chaplain in Sri Lanka.
  • Georges Guérin to Cardijn 1945

    French JOC chaplain writes to Cardijn in relation to the deaths of Fernand Tonnet and Paul Garcet at Dachau.
  • Letter to Archbishop Dell'Acqua

    Letter from Cardijn to Archbishop Angelo Dell'Acqua, Substitute at the Holy See Secretariat of State, on the eve of Vatican II.
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