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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 Final report of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the WCC
"Final report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC" : The 60-member Special Commission was created by the WCC's eighth assembly in 1998 in response to mainly Orthodox concerns about participation in the Council. Composed of an equal number of representatives from Orthodox churches and from the other churches belonging to the WCC, the Commission submitted its final report to the central committee in September 2002.
Located in Resources / / Porto Alegre, 2006 / 3. Preparatory and background documents
Document Religious plurality and Christian self-understanding
"Religious plurality and Christian self-understanding" : The question of the theological approach to religious plurality had been on the agenda of the WCC many times, reaching a certain consensus in 1989 and 1990.1 In recent years, it was felt that this difficult and controversial issue needed to be revisited. The present document is the result of a study process in response to suggestions made in 2002 at the WCC central committee to the three staff teams on Faith and Order, Inter-religious Relations, and Mission and Evangelism, and their respective commissions or advisory bodies.
Located in Resources / / Porto Alegre, 2006 / 3. Preparatory and background documents
Document Anglican Church of Canada's Apology to Native People
Apology of the Anglican Church of Canada to Native People and its response
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
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
Document Challenges of mission in a pluralistic world
Challenges of mission in a pluralistic world-reflection by Wong Wai Ching Angela, Member of Presidium of CCA
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Election of Search Committee
Recommendation of the executive to the Central Committee in the composition of the Search Committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Final report of the membership study group
Final report of the membership study group presented to the WCC Central Committe, September 2002
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Final Report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC
Final Report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC presented before the WCC Central Committee, September 2002
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document First report of the programme committee
First report of the programme committee to the WCC Central Committee, 2002
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002