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Document Death of migrants in Italy shipwreck
Statement from the World Council of Churches general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit over the death of migrants in Italy shipwreck on 3 October.
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Document Condolences on the death of Ambassador Bethuel Kiplagat
Condolence letter from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on the death of Ambassador Bethuel Kiplagat, former moderator of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA).
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Document General secretary's address at Al Azhar University, 26 April 2017
Address by World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, 26 April 2017.
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Document Solidarity message to the Church of Christ in Thailand
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Document Solidarity message to the churches in Nigeria
Solidarity message to WCC member churches in Nigeria following the massacres that took place in three villages close to the city of Jos during the weekend of 6-7 March 2010.
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Document Solidarity with churches in Malaysia
In a 13 January solidarity letter to the churches in Malaysia, the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit expressed deep concern and profound sorrow about recent attacks against church buildings in the country following a controversy over the right of Christians to use the term 'Allah' to refer to God.
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Document Condolences for victims of South Korea ferry disaster
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit’s letter of condolences for the victims of South Korea ferry disaster. The letter was sent to the National Council of Churches in Korea and the WCC member churches in the Republic of Korea, on 23 April 2014.
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Document Address to the Church of Norway General Synod - in Norwegian
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's address (in Norwegian) to the Church of Norway General Synod, delivered on 4 April 2014, in Kristiansand, Norway.
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Document Reflection at the World Council of Churches Staff Planning Days, 2017
Reflection at the World Council of Churches Staff Planning Days 6-9 March by the WCC General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
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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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