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Document Letter on Haiti to the Caribbean Conference of Churches
Pastoral letter by the WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2010
The unexpected intuition to flash forth from the conference was the awareness that Christian disunity is destructive to the very mission of the Church, and the corresponding search for Christian unity began," said the Rev. John Gibaut, director of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches. He was preaching on 18 January 2010 in a service at the WCC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the beginning of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and as churches around the world prepare to mark the centenary of the 1910 conference.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Visible unity
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 Living Letters team, Haiti
In November 2008 a WCC ecumenical team visited Haiti as part of the Living Letters' initiative of the Decade to Overcome Violence. In a letter to the WCC general secretary, the team echoes his appeal for constructive and effective dialogue.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary
Document Report on Public Issues
Preliminary Report on Public Issues at the WCC Central Commitee, Sep. 2002
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Punishing the victims of persecution: Churches speak out on detention
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Migration and social justice
Document Haiti's foreign debt
In this statement, the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit calls for the immediate and unconditional cancellation of Haiti's foreign debt.
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Document Open letter to government leaders and churches concerning Haiti
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Document Statement on Haiti
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Geneva, September 2005
Document Haiti - Appeal to the government and leaders of the ruling Lavalas political party to put an end to violence and injustice
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Caribbean