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Document Statement on the Forced Displacement Crisis
The WCC Central Committee calls for more concerted and coordinated international action to resolve the root causes of forcible displacement of people.
Located in Resources / / WCC Central Committee / Trondheim, 2016
Document Condolence letter from the WCC general secretary to Chuck Harper's family
Letter of condolences from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the family of Charles R. (“Chuck”) Harper, director of the Latin American human rights resource office at the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1973 to 1992.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Peace and security in Latin America
The proposal by the Officers, in its meeting in December 2012, for a statement by the executive committee on Peace and Human Security in Latin America was discussed by the Public Issues Sub-Committee (PIC) and the PIC decided to propose the statement below for action by the executive committee.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Bossey, March 2013
Document Communiqué on peace and human security in Latin America
Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) of the World Council of Churches ( WCC) ‘Peace and Human Security in Latin America: Ecumenical Responses’ Communiqué from Antigua, Guatemala, 2nd December 2012
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document Racism against Afro-descendent minorities in Latin America and the Caribbean
A call to churches worldwide to educate people about racism, this declaration was made by church leaders from across the Americas and Caribbean at the end of a conference held 22-24 June 2011 in Managua, Nicaragua.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Racism
Document The Nature and Mission of the Church - Presentation by Fr Jorge A. Scampini
Fr Jorge A. Scampini emphasizes that theological reflection on the church only becomes meaningful if it leads to a renew of church life, to a widened horizon of the church's mission, and to a contribution of all church activities to making the mystery of its Lord more visible in the eyes of the world.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting in Crete 2009
Document Message to the Churches of Honduras, Latin America-Caribbean, and the world
Located in Resources / / Visits / Solidarity visits
Document Report of the March 2009 CCIA meeting
The second meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA), following the 2006 Porto Alegre Assembly took place in Cuba from 15-20 March 2009.
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document Ecumenical youth participation at the World Social Forum 2009
Having contributed to the work of WSF by focusing on financial crisis and ecological issues, the WCC availed a good opportunity for the youth and representative of its member churches to be engaged in the social movement on one hand and ecumenically interact through sharing and experience exchange on the other hand.
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical movement in the 21st century / Youth
Document Ministerial formation, issue 111, November 2008
This issue presents a collection of voices from the Latin American discourse on theological education. It is interesting to realize how fast developments have progressed on this continent since the last special issue on Latin America in 1992, though some challenges remain the same.
Located in Resources / / Ecumenical theological education (ETE) / Ministerial Formation / Joint Information Service