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Document Pope Francis' message to the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism
The Most Rev. Brian Farrell, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, presented Pope Francis' address to the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Mission and evangelism
Document Prayer for the 70th anniversary of the WCC
Adapted from a prayer by Chiara Lubich at the World Council of Churches, 28 October 2002.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Pacem in Terris - 50th Anniversary
The WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse message at the Tveit Pacem in Terris - 50th Anniversary, The Vatican, 3 October 2013.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Caring for Our Common Home: An Ecumenical and Interreligious Concern
Comments on the encyclical letter Laudato Si’ of Pope Francis: The encyclical – earth as common home
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Election of 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Statement on the Encyclical Laudato Si’
Statement by the WCC general secretary on the Encyclical Letter "Laudato Si’" of Pope Francis on care for our common home
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Document Meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill for unity and peace
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit welcomes the meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in Cuba as an historic ecumenical event, and very timely in the context of the conflicts and crises currently causing so much suffering in the world.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Bishop Pierre Duprey
From a condolence letter by WCC general secretary Samuel Kobia to Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (in French).
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare movement
Tribute by WCC general secretary Samuel Kobia
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Document Obituary for Dom Emmanuel Lanne
Tribute to the life and work of Dom Emmanuel Lanne on the occasion of his death. Father Lanne belonged to the first group of Roman Catholic theologians that became in especially close ways associated with the WCC as members of the Commission on Faith and Order.
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