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Document Gilo settlement expansion
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Document Statement on Jerusalem killings
The World Council of Churches condemns the use of deadly force by the Israeli security forces, resulting in the killing of more than twenty and the wounding of hundreds of Palestinians in Jerusalem. The manner in which the Israeli authorities have acted reflects total disregard of their obligations under international law and makes them fully responsible for this tragedy. The Council extends to the families of the victims its sincere condolence and upholds them in its prayers.
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Document Statement on Jerusalem synagogue attack
Statement from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressing concer over attack on Israeli worshippers at Jerusalem synagogue.
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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 On US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital
Statement of the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches on US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital
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Document 2011 Worship and background material
Annual brochure for the Week of prayer for Christian unity jointly prepared and published by the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / XI. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Document Advent message to the churches and Christian communities of Jerusalem
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Document Background Information to Evaluate the Gaza Pullout
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Document Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Appeal for urgent action
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Document Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - In Pursuit of Lasting Peace with Justice
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