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Document Conflict between Israel and Lebanon
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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 the Gaza crisis
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Document Statement on the storming of a Gaza-bound vessel
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Document Tribute to H.H. Pope Shenouda III
Condolence letter to the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church
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Document Letter from REOs to Kofi Annan
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Document Negotiations should end the conflict and bring political transition in Syria
Negotiations should end the conflict and bring political transition in Syria, urged the World Council of Churches and Pax Christi International in a joint statement issued 15 March.
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Document Pursuing peace and strengthening presence: The Atlanta Summit of Churches in the USA and the Holy Land
At a first-ever summit of churches in the USA and the Holy Land, in Atlanta, Georgia (USA) on 19-20 April 2016, participants issued a peace statement on the theological and ethical urgency for a just peace in the Holy Land.
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Document Statement by general secretaries Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (WCC) and Jim Winkler (NCCCUSA)
Statement by general secretaries Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (World Council of Churches) and Jim Winkler (National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA) on NCC/WCC Consultation on the Holy Land, 14 September, 2016
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Document Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of other Faiths
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