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Document Letter to UK prime minister Tony Blair
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Congratulations to Bishop Angaelos on receiving OBE
Congratulations letter to Bishop Angaelos on receiving the honour of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services in promoting human rights and religious freedom.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Sermon: Transgressive fragments - crusts of exile, hope and unity
Sermon preached on 5 September 2011 at the Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, during a prayer service giving thanks for new colleagues and those moving on this year, by the Rev. Jane Stranz, coordinator of the WCC language service until September 2011. Texts: Exodus 12:39; Matthew 13:33
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Spirituality and worship
Document Statement on outcome of UK referendum on EU membership
The WCC Central Committee invites all member churches to pray for God’s guidance and wisdom for religious, political and community leaders in the UK, in Europe and around the world
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Anniversary abolition of trans-Atlantic slave trade
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Bomb blasts in London
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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 Statement on the Right to Water and Sanitation
The WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011, approved this Statement on water as a human right.
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
Document So We Believe, So We Pray: Towards Koinonia in Worship (The Ditchingham Letter and Report)
The "Letter to the Churches" and report from the first consultation (held at Ditchingham, England) in Faith and Order's current study programme on worship in relation to Christian unity. Drawing on the resources of the liturgical renewal movement, and produced together with leading liturgists, this text focuses on the common structure of Christian worship, on issues of inculturation in worship, and on how, through worship, churches are already expressing their unity in Christ.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / II. Worship and Baptism
Document Attacks on Roma families in Belfast
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Racism