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Document Order of service: 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence
Order of service used at the WCC’s Ecumenical Centre for marking 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence 2019.
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC programmes
Document Al-Azhar Al-Sharif International Conference on Supporting Jerusalem
Address at the opening session by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, in Cairo, 17 January 2018.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document One God, one humanity
Speech by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at a Muslim World League symposium in Geneva entitled “The Role of Religions on the Strengthening of World Peace.”
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Is religion discriminatory?
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's panel contribution during a conference at a cultural center in Trondheim, Norway.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document WCC policy on Palestine and Israel 1948-2016 (summary)
This document is a summary and synthesis of policy positions on key issues pertaining to the situation in Palestine and Israel adopted by governing bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1948 to 2016. It addresses major themes in these policy positions, but does not pretend to full comprehensiveness. The document has no official standing itself; for the official authoritative positions, the original policy documents referred to should be consulted directly.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Peace-building (country/region focuses)
Document Churches Recommit to Accelerate HIV Response
With this letter issued at its Central Committee meeting in Trondheim, the WCC reaffirmed its commitment to eliminating AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Statement on Religion and Violence
The WCC Central Committee encourages the study and adoption of the principles and practices of active non-violence, as the most legitimate and appropriate means of countering discrimination and oppression and of breaking the cycle of violence.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Black Lives Matter!
As part of the WCC Central Committee’s plenary session on the pilgrimage of justice and peace, Rev. Waltrina Middleton offered these remarks.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Easter message of hope in the resurrection
South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) leaders have in their Easter message reiterated a pledge no longer to simply make statements and stand idly by while their leaders ignore their advice in the quest for peace in their troubled nation.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document The Relationship between Religion and the Public Square
Presentation by Dr Clare Amos, WCC programme executive for Inter-religious Dialogue and Cooperation, at the Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in International Affairs 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation