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Document Women Respond to the Kairos Palestine Document
Thirty women gathered in Bethlehem on 13-18 December 2010 to celebrate the first anniversary of the «Kairos Palestine» document on the quest for peace and human rights in Palestine and Israel. The gathering also reflected theologically on the content of the text. Participants came from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, North and Latin America and Australia.
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical movement in the 21st century / Women
Document UN membership application of Palestine
In a statement published on Wednesday 28 September 2011 in Geneva, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said that the WCC and its member churches were watching to see if peace and justice would be served in how the United Nations Security Council and General Assembly process the application of Palestine to become a full member state of the UN.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Congratulations to Barack Obama
Congratulatory letter from the WCC general secretary to US president Barack Obama upon his re-election
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Report of delegation to Israel/Palestine
The WCC general secretary sent an ecumenical delegation to Jerusalem and the West Bank from 27 June to 1 July 2001 to meet with the Patriarchs and Heads of Christian Communities in Jerusalem as well as key local clergy and laity, church-related and ecumenical organisations including Israeli and Palestinian human rights and peace activists. This was an exploratory and consultative mission as part of a preparatory process for an international ecumenical meeting to be convened in Geneva.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Palestinian Prisoners Day: A call to churches worldwide to pray and act for justice
Issued by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, on 17 April 2014.
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Document Church leaders in Jerusalem urge World Churches and all Christians to advocate for peace
Message from Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - An Asian Perspective
By Rev. Dr Sungkook Park, Christian Conference of Asia, Thailand
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - An African Perspective
Rev. Dr Elieshi Mungure, Makumira University College, Tanzania
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - A European Perspective
By the Rev. Andreas Maurer, Association of Churches and Missions in South Western Germany (EMS)
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document Peace and Peacemaking as an Interfaith and Ecumenical Vocation - An Orthodox View
By Rev. Dr Emmanuel Clapsis, Holy Cross – Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Boston, USA
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008