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Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - An African Perspective
Rev. Dr Elieshi Mungure, Makumira University College, Tanzania
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - A European Perspective
By the Rev. Andreas Maurer, Association of Churches and Missions in South Western Germany (EMS)
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document The Commitment of the Church to the Quest of a Just Peace - A North American Experience
By the Rev. Robert O. Smith, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – Global Mission, USA
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document Peace and Peacemaking as an Interfaith and Ecumenical Vocation - An Orthodox View
By Rev. Dr Emmanuel Clapsis, Holy Cross – Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Boston, USA
Located in Resources / / Middle East peace / "Promised Land" - International theological conference, Bern/Switzerland, 10-14 September 2008
Document Report of delegation to Israel/Palestine
The WCC general secretary sent an ecumenical delegation to Jerusalem and the West Bank from 27 June to 1 July 2001 to meet with the Patriarchs and Heads of Christian Communities in Jerusalem as well as key local clergy and laity, church-related and ecumenical organisations including Israeli and Palestinian human rights and peace activists. This was an exploratory and consultative mission as part of a preparatory process for an international ecumenical meeting to be convened in Geneva.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
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 Statement on Christian presence and witness in the Middle East
A statement issued by the World Council of Churches and the Middle East Council of Churches at the international and ecumenical conference on "Christian Presence and Witness in the Middle East" from 21 – 25 May 2013 at the Notre-Dame du Mont Monastery, Lebanon.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document APRODEV statement on reconnecting Gaza to West Bank
Statement from APRODEV, an association of European development agencies related to the World Council of Churches, urging the European Union to develop a long-term strategy to reconnect Gaza to the West Bank, issued in Brussels on 12 March 2014.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document WCC policy on Palestine and Israel 1948-2016 (summary)
This document is a summary and synthesis of policy positions on key issues pertaining to the situation in Palestine and Israel adopted by governing bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1948 to 2016. It addresses major themes in these policy positions, but does not pretend to full comprehensiveness. The document has no official standing itself; for the official authoritative positions, the original policy documents referred to should be consulted directly.
Located in Resources / / Public Witness / Peace-building (country/region focuses)
Document Church leaders in Jerusalem urge World Churches and all Christians to advocate for peace
Message from Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem
Located in Resources / Documents / Other ecumenical bodies