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Document Missionary learning and ecumenical formation in regional churches in the German context - Dietrich Werner
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical theological education (ETE) / WCC Programme on Ecumenical theological education
Document Statement of solidarity with the two kidnapped metropolitans of Aleppo
Statement on the kidnapping of the Greek Orthodox and the Syriac Orthodox metropolitans of Aleppo. This statement was issued at the international and ecumenical conference on "Christian presence and witness in the Middle East" organized by the World Council of Churches and the Middle East Council of Churches, from 21 to 25 May 2013 at the Notre-Dame du Mont Monastery, Lebanon.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Statement on the current situation in Mosul, Iraq
Statement on the current situation in Mosul, Iraq, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2014
Document Letter on Syria to UN secretary-general
Letter concerning the situation in Syria sent by the WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit to the UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Condemning attacks on Holy Martyrs Church of Deir Zor
Letter from WCC general secretary to Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia and Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians, condemning attacks on the sacred sanctuary of the Holy Martyrs Church of Deir Zor, Syria.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Statement on the Forced Displacement Crisis
The WCC Central Committee calls for more concerted and coordinated international action to resolve the root causes of forcible displacement of people.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Letter on release of kidnapped Syrian nuns
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East and president of the World Council of Churches expressing joy on release of kidnapped Syrian nuns.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Kidnapping of two archbishops in Syria
Statement from the WCC General Secretary about the kidnapping of two archbishops in Syria
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Statement on US Presidential Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” and its Impact on Refugees
Joint Statement of World Council of Churches (WCC), ACT Alliance (ACT) and The Lutheran World Federation on US Presidential Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” and its Impact on Refugees
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Congratulations to Syrian patriarch-elect
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit’s congratulatory message to His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on his election as Patriarch of Antioch and all the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters