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Document The joint pilgrimage of justice and peace
Speech by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at the launch of the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony, 19 August 2016 in Kaduna, Nigeria.
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Document One God, one humanity
Speech by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at a Muslim World League symposium in Geneva entitled “The Role of Religions on the Strengthening of World Peace.”
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Document Al-Azhar Al-Sharif International Conference on Supporting Jerusalem
Address at the opening session by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, in Cairo, 17 January 2018.
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Document Statement urging non-violence and respect for religions
WCC statement urging non-violence and respect for religions following the release of an Anti-Islamic film on YouTube.
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Document Statement condemning attacks on Christians in Syria
Statement condemning attacks and atrocities by the so-called “Islamic State” perpetrated against Assyrian Christians in Syria.
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Document Statement condemning attacks on religious sites in West Bank and Jerusalem
Statement from WCC acting general secretary Georges Lemopoulos condemning the recent attacks against a mosque in the West Bank and a Christian centre in Jerusalem.
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Document Sheikh Mohammed Sayyid Tantawi
In this condolence letter to the al-Azhar University, WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit expresses great respect and appreciation for Sheikh Tantawi's remarkable contribution to Islamic scholarship, for his prominent role and genuine commitment to intercultural and inter-religious dialogue.
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Document Joint Communique issued by the delegations representing the World Council of Churches and the Muslim Council of Elders
Joint Communique issued by the delegations representing the World Council of Churches and the Muslim Council of Elders at the meeting held 30 September – 1 October 2016 Geneva, Switzerland.
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Document Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of other Faiths
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Document Religious Freedom and Liberty in the Emerging Context
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