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Document Condemnation of hate crimes in France
Acts of terror committed in south-western France in March 2012 have been condemned in the strongest terms by the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Statement on killings in Kuwait, Tunisia and France
Statement on killings in Kuwait, Tunisia and France, by WCC acting general secretary Georges Lemopoulos.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
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".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Introduction to moment of silence for Charlie Hebdo
A moment of silence was held at the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre to honour the victims of the shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris and to pray for peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality
Document I. Statement on re-inscription of French Polynesia (Maohi Nui) on UN List of Countries to be Decolonized
Statement on the re-inscription of French Polynesia (Maohi Nui) on the United Nations List of Countries to be Decolonized, 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 Becoming a Christian: The Ecumenical Implications of Our Common Baptism
This is the report from the second consultation in Faith and Order's study programme on worship in relation to Christian unity. Mindful of the importance of the churches' "mutual recognition of baptism" as a basis of the ecumenical movement, the text explores the meaning and structure of the baptismal service, issues raised by the inculturation of baptism, and how baptism determines the nature and practice of Christian ethics.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / II. Worship and Baptism
Document Solidarity letter to member churches in France
A letter of solidarity following terrorist attacks in Paris.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Statement on UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, December 2015
The WCC Executive Committee states that, sfter more than 20 years of UN negotiations, COP21 has to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, November 2015
Document Ecumenical Prayer for the Preservation of Creation
Order of service for the ecumenical celebration held at Notre Dame de Paris during the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings
Document COP21 High Level Dialogue
An address by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on behalf of Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations climate summit in Paris.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches