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Document 65th anniversary of 1st atomic bombings
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on the anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Expression of hope for Palestinian Unity
WCC general secretary welcomes the May 2011 agreement ending political division and seeking the achievement of national unity Egypt between the two Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Statement on Syria
Voicing an appeal for the renunciation of violence by all sides in ongoing political conflict in Syria, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches has stated, "it is particularly urgent that the army and government security agencies cease the indiscriminate use of force" against demonstrators, moving instead to protect all Syrian citizens' lives, dignity, human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Message from the ECHOS meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24-29 January 2010
Message from the 24-29 January meeting of ECHOS - the Commission on youth in the ecumenical movement, which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Echos - Commission on youth in the ecumenical movement
Document Youth at the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation
Report on youth participation at the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation, including: - a message of encouragement from the 5 essay winners (read in the Opening plenary) - a youth statement read at the Closing plenary of the IEPC - the Message of the IEPC - a brief article about Echos members who were at the IEPC and a reflection by one of them.. - and then some thoughts and reflections from stewards
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical movement in the 21st century / Youth
Document One church, one climate, one love
Brief report from the meeting of the WCC's Working Group on Care for Creation and Climate Justice Kingston, Jamaica, 15-17 May 2011
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Climate change, water
Document Communiqué on peace and security in Asia
Church and ecumenical leaders from Asia gathered at the Bangkok Christian Guest House in Thailand from 2 to 5 August 2011, on the invitation of the WCC and CCA, to address emerging concerns in Asia, with a thematic focus on Peace and Security in Asia: Ecumenical Responses.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
Document Report of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation
At the IEPC, held in May 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica, more than 1000 participants were nourished and enriched by a renewed theological, moral and spiritual incitement to unite in the call to build a culture of justice and peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace
Document IEPC common prayers for justice in the marketplace
From the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation, held in Kingston, Jamaica 17 to 25 May 2011.
Located in Resources / / Spiritual Life / Prayer for Everyone
Document Message to the Churches of Honduras, Latin America-Caribbean, and the world
Located in Resources / / Visits / Solidarity visits