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Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary

Letter of the Lebanese Prime Minister
Extracts of a letter of Prime Minister Fouad As-Sanioura to the WCC general secretary
Living Letters team, Haiti
In November 2008 a WCC ecumenical team visited Haiti as part of the Living Letters' initiative of the Decade to Overcome Violence. In a letter to the WCC general secretary, the team echoes his appeal for constructive and effective dialogue.
South Sudan church leaders' letter
Church leaders from various denominations in South Sudan issued a letter expressing sadness and condemnation concerning the recent violence in the country and are calling on the government to “take control of the situation and protect its citizens.”
Letter to WCC general secretary from Hieronymos, Archbishop of Athens, addressing the refugee crisis
Greece’s people are exhausted from years of economic crisis and the Orthodox church head there is pleading with the European Union to reconsider its decision to limit the refugees it is accepting.Archbishop Hieronymos wrote his impassioned letter for help to the general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, appealing to international churches and the global community.
Open letter from The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine
Open letter from The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine to the World Council of Churches and the ecumenical movement. The WCC leadership will bring the letter to the next meeting of its Executive Committee in November 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The WCC also invited its members churches and partners worldwide to read and share the letter as a local voice from today’s Palestine.