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Document Ethiopia: Congratulations to H.H. Patriarch Abuna Paulos on the award of the Nansen Medal
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Letter from Jerusalem
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Easter message of the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document Final report of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the WCC
"Final report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC" : The 60-member Special Commission was created by the WCC's eighth assembly in 1998 in response to mainly Orthodox concerns about participation in the Council. Composed of an equal number of representatives from Orthodox churches and from the other churches belonging to the WCC, the Commission submitted its final report to the central committee in September 2002.
Located in Resources / / Porto Alegre, 2006 / 3. Preparatory and background documents
Document Reconciliation among Oriental Orthodox Churches
WCC general secretary rejoices with the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church over their reconciliation, leaving behind more than two decades of tensions.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Killings of Ethiopian Christians
WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit's letter to Abune Mathias, patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church on the killing of Ethiopian Christians by the Islamic State.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters