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Document 40 years after the Student Uprising in Soweto, 16 June 1976
WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit was one of the keynote speakers along with government representatives and church leaders at the commemoration of the Soweto Uprising.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document We stand together to make peace, now
Joint statement from the South Sudan Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches Consultation on Peace in South Sudan. 14 – 15 April 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document South Sudan church leaders' letter
Church leaders from various denominations in South Sudan issued a letter expressing sadness and condemnation concerning the recent violence in the country and are calling on the government to “take control of the situation and protect its citizens.”
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary
Document Greetings on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, Bern
Greetings of the WCC general secretary on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, 18 June 2017, Bern, Switzerland
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC general secretary
Document Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Welcome message by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC associate general secretary for Public Witness and Diakonia, at the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public Witness
Document Statement from the Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Statement by the participants of the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public Witness
Document South Sudan church leaders' message on conflict in South Sudan
Message from South Sudanese church leaders, following a meeting organized by the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) in Juba, from 18 to 26 March 2015 to reflect on situation of conflict in the country and the collapse of the IGAD peace talks.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document Easter message of hope in the resurrection
South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) leaders have in their Easter message reiterated a pledge no longer to simply make statements and stand idly by while their leaders ignore their advice in the quest for peace in their troubled nation.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document Statement on the Current Critical Situation of Abyei in South Sudan
Adopted by the WCC 10th Assembly as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Adopted documents & statements
Document International Peace Consultations, Berlin 2016
How to become a Just Peace Church – Social Change and the Renewal of the Churches through the Spirit of a Just Peace. By Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the WCC Central Committee.
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC Central Committee