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Document The Arusha Call to Discipleship
The World Council of Churches’ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism met in Arusha, Tanzania, from 8-13 March 2018.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Mission and evangelism
Document Spirituality of Unity
Dr Chiara Lubich, the founder and president of the Focolare movement for spiritual and social renewal, visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) on October 28 for worship and discussions on the "spirituality for unity" in all areas of life and humanity. After a rich exchange, Dr Lubich and Rev. Dr Konrad Raiser, WCC general secretary, issued a joint reflection on the theme to emphasize the "renewed hope for our common ecumenical journey".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Religious Plurality and Christian Self-Understanding
This unofficial text is the result of a unique collaboration among WCC Interreligious Relations, Mission and Evangelism, and Faith and Order staff, and their respective commissions or advisory bodies. It seeks a new approach to the difficult and controversial issues related to Christian self-understanding in a religiously plural world. The text, which is provisional as it has not been submitted to or adopted by any official WCC body, is shared here as a document for discussion and debate.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / IX. Other study processes
Document On the coming into force of the Kyoto Protocol
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Climate change
Document Communiqué of the Joint Working Group Plenary Meeting - 12-19 October 2009, Cordova, Spain
The Joint Working Group (JWG) is the instrument that monitors and promotes collaboration between the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC). The group, hosted by the Diocese of Cordova, Spain, met from 12 to 19 October 2009.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the WCC
Document Report on the first meeting of the Continuation Committee
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Continuation Committee on Ecumenism in the 21st Century
Document Solidarity with Victims of Climate Change
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Workshop on Spirituality of Resistance, Liberation and Transformation
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Neoliberal paradigm
Document Study VII: Spirituality
The study guide My Neighbour's Faith and Mine: Theological discoveries through interfaith dialogue, was published by the WCC in 1986. Since then it has been translated into numerous languages and used widely.
Located in Resources / / Christian identity in pluralistic societies / Study guide: My Neighbour's Faith and Mine
Document Affirming a spirituality that gives life to all
Statement of Indigenous theologians from different parts of the world, who met in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, for dialogue and exchange of knowledge on issues around spirituality.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people