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Document Letter to WCC general secretary from Hieronymos, Archbishop of Athens, addressing the refugee crisis
Greece’s people are exhausted from years of economic crisis and the Orthodox church head there is pleading with the European Union to reconsider its decision to limit the refugees it is accepting.Archbishop Hieronymos wrote his impassioned letter for help to the general secretary of the WCC, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, appealing to international churches and the global community.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters to the WCC general secretary
Document Statement affirming the Christian presence and witness in the Middle East
Adopted by the WCC 10th Assembly as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Adopted documents & statements
Document CEC-WCC open letter to the European Union
Joint letter by the general secretaries of the WCC and the Conference of European Churches to the European Union about the situation in Greece.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document VIII. Statement on the financial crisis
Statement on the current financial and economic crisis, with a focus on Greece, 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 Ecumenical Solidarity Visit to the Ivory Coast
From 28 November to 4 December 2011 an ecumenical delegation visited the Ivory Coast to meet with the churches and representatives of civil society in the country on the initiative of four international church organizations.
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Ecumenical solidarity and regional relations
Document Open letter to government leaders and churches concerning Haiti
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Letter to the president of Chile following the earthquake
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Message to the Churches of Honduras, Latin America-Caribbean, and the world
Located in Resources / / Visits / Solidarity visits
Document The Bangkok Declaration and Call
Statement from the Global Ecumenical Conference on Justice for Dalits, March 21-24, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Dalits
Document Letter to the churches in Iraq
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters