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Document CEC-WCC open letter to the European Union
Joint letter by the general secretaries of the WCC and the Conference of European Churches to the European Union about the situation in Greece.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Letter to WCC general secretary from Hieronymos, Archbishop of Athens, addressing the refugee crisis
Greece’s people are exhausted from years of economic crisis and the Orthodox church head there is pleading with the European Union to reconsider its decision to limit the refugees it is accepting.Archbishop Hieronymos wrote his impassioned letter for help to the general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, appealing to international churches and the global community.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary
Document A Church of All and for All - An interim statement
There has been a growing awareness that persons with disabilities invite the Church to explore anew the understanding of the Gospel and the nature of the Church. This interim statement, drafted with participation from the Faith and Order Commission, offers pointers and insights on major theological themes. It is hoped that it will also help the churches address inclusion, active participation and full involvement in the spiritual and social life of the church in particular and society in general.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / IX. Other study processes
Document Environmental Justice for All
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Climate change
Document On the coming into force of the Kyoto Protocol
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Climate change
Document Just Trade
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Economic justice
Document Respect for people and nature
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Economic justice
Document A call to action in solidarity with those most affected by climate change
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Environmental justice
Document Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of other Faiths
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity
Document Practising hospitality in an era of new forms of migration
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity