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Document Freedom of Religion: Documents of the CCIA
Freedom of Religion and Belief: Statements and Issues of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA). To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the WCC-CCIA has compiled a comprehensive anthology of documents pertaining to religious freedom - 550-page collection includes statements, letters, reports and background studies.
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Document Eid Al Fitr Greetings 2016
Greetings to the worldwide Muslim community as they celebrate Eid Al Fitr after keeping the fast of Ramadan for the past month.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document The Relationship between Religion and the Public Square
Presentation by Dr Clare Amos, WCC programme executive for Inter-religious Dialogue and Cooperation, at the Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in International Affairs 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation
Document Introduction to moment of silence for Charlie Hebdo
A moment of silence was held at the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre to honour the victims of the shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris and to pray for peace.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality
Document Statement on the state of human rights in Eritrea
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 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 Support for Malaysian churches' efforts to restore multi-religious values
WCC general secretary’s letter to Archbishop John Ha Tiong Hock, president, Catholic Bishops' Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, Rev. Dr Hermen Shastri, general secretary, Council of Churches of Malaysia, expressing support for an appeal against a Malaysian court’s decision in October 2013 forbidding the use of the word “Allah” by non-Muslims.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Statement on the Politicization of Religion and Rights of Religious Minorities
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 Advocacy strategies on Indigenous Peoples issues
Report of the Consultation on Developing Advocacy Strategies for WCC work on Indigenous Peoples Issues, Church Centre, New York, 21-23 May 2013.
Located in Resources / / Just and inclusive communities / Indigenous people
Document VI. Minute on the unlawful detention of Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid
Minute on the unlawful detention of Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid and Metropolitan of Skopje of the Serbian Orthodox Church, 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