Correspondence from Our Lady of the Magnificat Primatial Parish. Bishop Mikail Itkin.

Correspondence from Our Lady of the Magnificat Primatial Parish

New York: People's Church: Community of the Love of Christ, 1975. [8p] letter and attachments on white paper, 8.5x11 inches with one additional attachment, 7x8.25 inches, on pink paper, three partially rusted staples at top left corner else very good condition, envelope attached as well.

Correspondence from Metropolitan Bishop of gay People's Church ("a Radical Gay Christian evangelical, sacramental & apostolic Ecumenical Church-Community") to a member of his flock who had strayed to San Francisco. The bishop urges that the Brother-Deacon request joint jurisdiction in writing and invites him to the Holy Synod, offering a list of possible rides ("although if worse comes to worse, you can hitch as you have done before"). Attached also is an article published by Itkin in Maverick, a gay NY newspaper, a leaflet announcing the weekly Freedom Meal (Holy Eucharist) at a site in Greenwich Village, and the Articles of Faith in nonsexist language. Icon includes a crying dove and double female and male symbols.

Cat.No: 183980

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