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Document Condolences for victims of Genoa bridge collapse
In the wake of a tragic collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa, Italy, WCC acting general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri offered condolences and prayers on behalf of the WCC global fellowship.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Prayer for the 70th anniversary of the WCC
Adapted from a prayer by Chiara Lubich at the World Council of Churches, 28 October 2002.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Death of migrants in Italy shipwreck
Statement from the World Council of Churches general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit over the death of migrants in Italy shipwreck on 3 October.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Pope John Paul II
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Communiqué of the Joint Working Group Plenary Meeting - Rome, 20-27 January 2008
The Joint Working Group (JWG) is the instrument that monitors and promotes collaboration between the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC). The group met in Rome from 20 to 27 January. This was the first meeting of the JWG in its ninth phase running between the 2006 and the 2013 WCC Assemblies.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the WCC
Document Interns study trip to Rome
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical movement in the 21st century / Youth
Document Punishing the victims of persecution: Churches speak out on detention
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Migration and social justice
Document Comforting and making
Sermon at morning prayers for the WCC/UN High Level Conference: Refugee Crisis in Europe, by Paolo Naso, Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy.
Located in Resources / / Mission from the margins / Migration
Document Veronica Araújo presentation
Plenary on economic justice. Prof. Veronica Araújo coordinates the work of the Focolare Movement's Centre for Dialogue with Culture.
Located in Resources / / 2. Plenary presentations / Economic justice
Document Commendation of G7 debt cancellation for Haiti
In this letter from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC asked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international financial institutions to follow the G7 example and make sure financial support to Haiti is "grant-based and not debt-creating".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters