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Document New Delhi Statement on Unity
This is the report of the Section on Unity at the WCC 3rd Assembly. Particularly in paragraph 2 -- probably the greatest run-on sentence in ecumenical history -- we have one of the seminal and enduring statements on the nature of "organic unity".
Located in Resources / / WCC Assembly / New Delhi, 1961
Document The Gift of Being
Called to Be a Church of All and for All
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Report of the general secretary
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2006
Document GEN 10 Report of the Steering Committee of the Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the WCC
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2005 / Reports and Documents
Document GEN 20 Report of the Policy Reference Committee I
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2005 / Reports and Documents
Document Final Report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC
Final Report of the Special Commission on Orthodox participation in the WCC presented before the WCC Central Committee, September 2002
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Padare offerings
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Plenary on ecclesiology
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Geneva, 2002
Document Toronto statement
The formation of the WCC, and the holding of its first assembly, did not answer a number of fundamental questions about the nature of the Council and its relationship to the member churches. That task was left to the WCC's central committee at its meeting in 1950, which adopted the "Toronto Statement".
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Toronto, 1950
Document Global migration and new ecclesial realities
Address by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, WCC general secretary, in Cardiff, 25 April 2007.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches