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Document Communiqué by the Joint Working Group between the WCC and the RCC, September 2018
Communiqué by the Joint Working Group between the WCC and the RCC, September 2018
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Document Communiqué by the Joint Working Group between the WCC and the RCC, May 2018
Communiqué by the Joint Working Group between the World Council of Churches and the Roman Catholic Church
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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 Europe needs repentance - a European value from the Reformation?
Presentation by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at the Wider Outlook Works Festival in Halle, Germany.
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Document Ruling on Migrants' Right of Non-Refoulement
The World Council of Churches welcomes the landmark ruling of the European Court of Human Rights on 23 February 2012, in which the EU Court ruled that Italy violated the rights of Eritrean and Somali migrants by sending them back to Libya.
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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.
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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.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Advocacy for refugee resettlement to Europe
On 22 March 2016, the CCME, CEC and WCC sent a letter to member churches and partner organizations in Europe urging increased advocacy for more refugee resettlement with their national governments and parliaments.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Joint statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Issued jointly by Mr Jean Fischer, general secretary of the Conference of European Churches, the Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, the Rev. Dr Milan Opocenski, general secretary of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and the Rev. Dr Konrad Raiser of the World Council of Churches.
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Document Knowing risks curbs fear
Opening address at the conference "Have no fear", Lunteren, by: Anders Wejryd, WCC president for Europe
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