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Document Statement on Iraq
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Document Statement on Jerusalem killings
The World Council of Churches condemns the use of deadly force by the Israeli security forces, resulting in the killing of more than twenty and the wounding of hundreds of Palestinians in Jerusalem. The manner in which the Israeli authorities have acted reflects total disregard of their obligations under international law and makes them fully responsible for this tragedy. The Council extends to the families of the victims its sincere condolence and upholds them in its prayers.
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Document The Amman Call
Issued at WCC International Peace Conference "Churches together for Peace and Justice in the Middle East"
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Document Understanding the Minute on Economic Measures for Peace in Israel/Palestine
These questions and answers explain the background of the Minute on Economic Measures for Peace in Israel/Palestine adopted by the WCC Central Committee in February 2005.
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Document Concern over Israeli law on the status of Arab Christian citizens
Statement from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC general secretary, expressing concern about the law passed by the Israeli Knesset on 24 February 2014.
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Document Peace conference, Amman
Speech by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, WCC secretary general, at the International Peace Conference, Amman, Jordan, 17-21 June 2007.
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Document Thematic Address: Called to prophesy, reconcile and heal
Thematic Address presented at the 13th Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on 15 April 2010.
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Document Easter message of the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem
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Document Jerusalem patriarchs and heads of churches
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Document Kairos Palestine Document
A group of Palestinian Christians representing a variety of churches and church-related organizations have issued this animated and prayerful call for an end to occupation of Palestine by Israel on 11 December 2009.
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