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Document “Youth and Children: Raising Hope and Making Change” - World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel 2018
The World Council of Churches invites member churches, faith-based communities, and civil society organizations around the world to join together for a week of prayer for just peace for all in Palestine and Israel on 16-23 September 2018.
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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.
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Document Conflict between Israel and Lebanon
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Document Expression of hope for Palestinian Unity
WCC general secretary welcomes the May 2011 agreement ending political division and seeking the achievement of national unity Egypt between the two Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas.
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Document Gilo settlement expansion
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Document Israel and Palestine - 60 years
Israel and Palestine - 60 years, comment by the World Council of Churches general secretary
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Document Killings in Gaza and Israel
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Document Statement on Iraq
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Document Statement on Jerusalem killings
The World Council of Churches condemns the use of deadly force by the Israeli security forces, resulting in the killing of more than twenty and the wounding of hundreds of Palestinians in Jerusalem. The manner in which the Israeli authorities have acted reflects total disregard of their obligations under international law and makes them fully responsible for this tragedy. The Council extends to the families of the victims its sincere condolence and upholds them in its prayers.
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Document Statement on the Gaza crisis
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