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Document Greetings from the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations
Delivered by Rabbi David Fox Sandmel to the WCC 10th Assembly Mission Plenary.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Messages and greetings to the WCC 10th Assembly
Document South African response to Kairos Palestine Document
A South African Christian response to the Palestinian Kairos Document: An Easter 2010 message from South Africa to Palestine
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document 1989 Statement by the Heads of the Christian Communities in Jerusalem
This statement is signed by: - His Beatitude Diodoros I Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem - His Beafitude Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch - His Beatitude Yeghishe Derderian, Armenian Orthodox Patriarch - Very Rev. Father Carlo Cecchitelli, of m, Custos of the Holy Land - His Exc. Amba Basilios, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop - His Exc. Mar Dionysios Behnam Jijawi, Syrian Orthodox Archbishop - His Exc. Msgr Lutfi Laham, Greek Melkite Catholic Patriarcal Vicar - Right Rev. Samir Kafity, Bishop of the Episcopalian Church - Right Rev. Naim Nasr, Bishop ot the Evangelical Lutheran Church
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document 1989 Christmas Statement by the Heads of the Christian Communities in Jerusalem
Further statements from the Heads of Churches and Christian Communities in Jerusalem are available in Jerusalem Testament: Palestinian Christians Speak, 1988-2008 by Melanie May (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2010)
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document Letter to the UN Secretary-General on the Goldstone report
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the United Church of Canada
"Ecumenical and international support for the United Church of Canada (UCC) in its on-going work for peace with justice in Israel-Palestine" was expressed by the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia in this letter, dated 10 August 2009.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Order of service for the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2017
(Resources adapted from the Pentecost Prayer in Jerusalem): "Come, Spirit of Peace: A Global Day of Prayer for Just Peace in the Holy Land". (Music included here reflects the original service in Jerusalem – other choices appropriate to the context could be made. The Pentecost theme need not be lost – we can call on the Spirit to come to our aid at any time, just as we call on the Spirit to bring peace and unity.)
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Peace-building (country/region focuses)
Document Letter to Prime Minister Suleiman al-Bakhit
Letter to the Prime Minister of Jordan Dr Marouf Suleiman al-Bakhit, expressing concern over the news that the Jordanian government decided to withdraw its recognition from the legally elected Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document 1988 Statement by the Heads of Christian Communities in Jerusalem
Further statements from the Heads of Churches and Christian Communities in Jerusalem are available in Jerusalem Testament: Palestinian Christians Speak, 1988-2008 by Melanie May (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2010)
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Document Concerns of the churches - The emergence of Israel as a state
Amsterdam Assembly 1948 Extracts from Report of Committee IV CONCERNS OF THE CHURCHES - THE EMERGENCE OF ISRAEL AS A STATE
Located in Resources / / WCC Assembly / Amsterdam, 1948