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Document COP21 High Level Dialogue
An address by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on behalf of Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations climate summit in Paris.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Condemnation of hate crimes in France
Acts of terror committed in south-western France in March 2012 have been condemned in the strongest terms by the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Statement on killings in Kuwait, Tunisia and France
Statement on killings in Kuwait, Tunisia and France, by WCC acting general secretary Georges Lemopoulos.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Brother Roger
Tribute to Taizé's founder, Brother Roger Louis Schutz-Marsauche
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Becoming a Christian: The Ecumenical Implications of Our Common Baptism
This is the report from the second consultation in Faith and Order's study programme on worship in relation to Christian unity. Mindful of the importance of the churches' "mutual recognition of baptism" as a basis of the ecumenical movement, the text explores the meaning and structure of the baptismal service, issues raised by the inculturation of baptism, and how baptism determines the nature and practice of Christian ethics.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / II. Worship and Baptism
Document Congo: Appeals for international efforts for peace
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Iraq - Appeal to the governments of China, France, Russia and the UK
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Abolished but Not Destroyed: Slavery in the 21st Century
A statement from the delegates of the ecumenical conference "Abolished, but Not Destroyed: Remembering the Slave Trade in the 21st Century" in Runaway Bay, Jamaica; December 2007
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Racism
Document Introduction to moment of silence for Charlie Hebdo
A moment of silence was held at the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre to honour the victims of the shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris and to pray for peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality
Document Ecumenical Prayer for the Preservation of Creation
Order of service for the ecumenical celebration held at Notre Dame de Paris during the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings