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Document Joint Declaration of Indigenous Churches at UN Forum
Speaking on behalf of the World Council of Churches as well as indigenous church representatives from the Americas, Asia and Australia, William Chela presented a declaration at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues calling for recognition of the right to life, not only for people, but for Mother Earth, too.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people
Document Living Letters visit to Australia
At the invitation of the National Council of Churches of Australia and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Commission to the WCC a team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Christians have come as a Living Letter to the Aboriginal Peoples of the Northern Territory in Australia.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people
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 Minute on the Rights of Migrants and Migrant Workers
approved by the WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
Document Statement on the Situation of Indigenous Peoples of Australia
The WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011, approved this Statement on Indigenous Peoples in Australia.
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
Document V. Minute of support for the Indigenous Peoples of Australia
Minute of support for the Indigenous Peoples of Australia, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / Kolympari, 2012 / Report on Public Issues
Document The Unity of the Church: Gift and Calling - The Canberra Statement
This text developed by Faith and Order is another of the "unity statements" adopted by WCC Assemblies over the years. It is one attempt to indicate the elements of "full communion" among churches.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / I. Unity: The Church and its mission
Document Punishing the victims of persecution: Churches speak out on detention
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Migration and social justice
Document Charles Birch
Tribute to Prof. Charles Birch (1918 - 2009)
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Report of the March 2009 CCIA meeting
The second meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), following the 2006 Porto Alegre Assembly took place in Cuba from 15-20 March 2009.
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy