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Document Minute on Iran and the Middle East regional crisis
The executive committee of the World Council of Churches, meeting in Etchmiadzin, Armenia, 25-28 September, 2007, stated: In repeated statements over many years, the World Council of Churches has called for governments to exercise their responsibilities for bringing peace with justice to the peoples of the Middle East. Yet today - from Iraq to Lebanon to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories - unresolved conflicts are scarring the region. The lives of countless women, children and men are shattered, families are torn apart, and whole communities are held hostage to injustice and violence.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Etchmiadzin, September 2007
Document The Amman Call
Issued at WCC International Peace Conference "Churches together for Peace and Justice in the Middle East"
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Peace conference, Amman
Speech by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, WCC secretary general, at the International Peace Conference, Amman, Jordan, 17-21 June 2007.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Letter to Prime Minister Suleiman al-Bakhit
Letter to the Prime Minister of Jordan Dr Marouf Suleiman al-Bakhit, expressing concern over the news that the Jordanian government decided to withdraw its recognition from the legally elected Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Statement on Iraq
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Jerusalem patriarchs and heads of churches
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies
Document "Week of Impunity" in the Middle East
WCC calls international attention to situation in the Middle East
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Recognition by Israel of His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilus III
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Final Report of the Public Issues Committee (adopted)
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2006
Document Statement on the War in Lebanon and Northern Israel, and Ecumenical
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East