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Document Opening of WCC/UN Conference on Refugee Crisis
Opening remarks from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
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Document Call for response to the humanitarian crisis in Libya
The World Council of Churches, together with the Conference of European Churches and the Commission for Migrants in Europe, call for a response to the humanitarian crisis in and around Libya.
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Document Statement on Libya
In a public statement issued 4 May 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, said that the power and political will being used in Libya to protect the safety and interests of the Libyan people «must be directed away from the use of armed force» and «channelled into negotiations to end the bloodshed» now consuming Libya.
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Document Prayers for the Peoples: Remembering Japan, Libya, Bahrain and the world
This order of service was prepared by the worship committee of the Ecumenical Centre, Geneva for a prayer service held at the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre, 16 March 2011. It may be reproduced and adapted for parish use freely.
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Document Prayer for peace in Syria and beyond
During Lent 2015, the WCC is inviting its member churches, and Christians worldwide to offer special prayers for all innocent people affected by war, especially in the countries of Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt.
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Document Resolution on the escalation of violence in Libya
On the final morning of its proceedings the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee adopted a resolution concerning the escalating violence in Libya condemning the use of force on all sides and calling for the respect for human rights of all people in Libya.
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
Document Presentation to the World Islamic Call Society
Presentation by the general secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, to the World Islamic Call Society, Tripoli, Libya, 10 January 2011
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