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Document Speech at St Andrews, Presbyterian Church, Toronto
In a series of visits to the Toronto offices of WCC member churches in Canada, and in a lecture and panel discussion on the evening of Wednesday 14 March, the WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, explored contemporary hopes and challenges in the pursuit of Christian unity.
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Document Letter to the United Church of Canada
"Ecumenical and international support for the United Church of Canada (UCC) in its on-going work for peace with justice in Israel-Palestine" was expressed by the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia in this letter, dated 10 August 2009.
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Document Greetings to the ACC-ELCIC Joint Assembly
Greetings to the Joint Assembly of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Canada, delivered on 5 July 2013.
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Document Just trade declaration
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Trade
Document Dalit and Indigenous theologies in Asia
An International Theological Symposium was jointly organized by WCC-Just and Inclusive Communities, SCEPTRE, NCCI, Bishop's and Gossner Theological College from 13-16th December, 2011 at SCEPTRE, Shrachi Centre, 74B, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata-16.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Just and inclusive communities
Document Letter on Indigenous people’s concerns to Canadian government
A letter sent Friday from the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls on the Canadian government to “listen carefully” to the concerns of Canada’s Indigenous leaders.
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Document Is religion discriminatory?
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's panel contribution during a conference at a cultural center in Trondheim, Norway.
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Document Commendation of G7 debt cancellation for Haiti
In this letter from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC asked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international financial institutions to follow the G7 example and make sure financial support to Haiti is "grant-based and not debt-creating".
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Document "Justice, the heart of the matter"
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document Being church and overcoming racism: It's time for transformative justice
Presented at the Plenary on Being Church and Overcoming Racism of the WCC Central Committee meeting in 2002.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002