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Document Bishop John Victor Samuel
Letter from WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to the family of Bishop John Victor Samuel, one of the pioneers of the Church of Pakistan, paying tribute to his commitment for peace, unity and harmony, and his tireless work for interfaith relations, as well as for the unity of Christians in Pakistan and beyond.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Letter to Pakistani churches after Lahore bomb attacks
Letter from the WCC general secretary to Pakistani churches, following attackes on churches in Lahores, addressed to Bishop Samuel R. Azariah and Rev. Arif Masih Siraj.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Statement on Peshawar school massacre
Following the massacre of dozens of students and staff in Peshawar on 16 December 2014, WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit extended his sympathies.
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Document Concern over Asia Bibi case
Statement from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit over over recent decision on Asia Bibi case.
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Document Statement on use of drones and denial of the right to life
Statement on the use of drones and denial of the right to life adopted by the WCC Executive Committee during its meeting from 7 to 12 February 2014 in Bossey and Geneva, Switzerland.
Located in Resources / / WCC Executive Committee / Geneva, February 2014
Document Letter of solidarity on church bombings in Pakistan
Letter of solidarity sent to the WCC member churches in Pakistan, National Council of Churches in Pakistan on bombings of the All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Document Solidarity message for Pakistani churches
Open Letter to WCC member churches and the National Council of Churches in Pakistan
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Document Communique on misuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan
Communique on misuse of blasphemy law and rights of religious minorities in Pakistan
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document II. Statement on abductions, forced conversions and forced marriages in Pakistan
Statement on abductions, forced conversions and forced marriages in Pakistan, 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 Finding God in Difficult Situations: Mission of the Church
Olav Fykse Tveit offers a keynote address for the mission consultation of the Church of Pakistan. Although Christians in Pakistan country are a small minority, their contribution to the peace and development of Pakistan has always been highly significant through their Christian witness to the Gospel.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches