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Document Statement on the current situation in Mosul, Iraq
Statement on the current situation in Mosul, Iraq, adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2014
Document VII. Minute on reconciliation and peace building in Myanmar
Minute on churches’ participation in reconciliation and peace building amidst ethnic conflicts in Myanmar adopted as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee by the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
Located in Resources / / Kolympari, 2012 / Report on Public Issues
Document Minute on the responsibility of churches for communities enduring anti-Christian violence
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2009 / Report on Public Issues
Document Statement on the misuse of the Blasphemy Law and the security of religious minorities in Pakistan
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2009 / Report on Public Issues
Document Being church and overcoming racism: It's time for transformative justice
Presented at the Plenary on Being Church and Overcoming Racism of the WCC Central Committee meeting in 2002.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Minute on Peace and Security in South Asia
Public statement by the WCC Executive Committee at its meeting held 12-16 September in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Addis Ababa, September 2011
Document Letter to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the president of Pakistan
The World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia appeals to Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari to "ensure the safety and security" of Christians in the Punjab province, where three attacks against Christian communities were carried by militant Islamic groups in the last two months. He also demands that the government "take necessary actions against the perpetrators".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the Turkish Ambassador to the UN in Geneva
Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, WCC General Secretary expresses concern about killings and other threats directed at members and leaders of religious minorities in Turkey.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Shock at assassination of Pakistan government minister Bhatti
In a letter to the prime minister of Pakistan, the general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) expressed «great shock and dismay» at the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti, the Pakistan government minister for Minority Affairs. Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit noted that reports indicate that Mr Bhatti was «assassinated by religious extremists because he was critical of the controversial blasphemy law in Pakistan.»
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters