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Document Concern and prayers for Egypt
WCC general secretary's letter to the WCC member churches in Egypt calling for prayers for peace and expressing concern over the burning of churches and violence following protests on 14 August.
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Document Concern for the people of Egypt
"Our hopes and prayers are for the safety of citizens, for wisdom and compassion on the part of the authorities and for a non-violent and just resolution of conflicts and grievances", the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said 31 January 2011, commenting on the current situation in Egypt.
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Document Concern over Egypt court decision of death sentence for 529 people
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressing concern over court decision in Egypt, where around 529 people have been sentenced to death.
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Document Condolence letter to the Coptic Orthodox Church
Condolence letter by WCC general secretary Olav Fykse Tveit following the vicious attack on innocent worshippers in the Saints Church in Alexandria, Egypt when a bomb was detonated at the conclusion of the celebration of a New Year's midnight mass. At least 21 people have been killed and more than 80 injured by the attack.
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Document Congratulations to Egypt's president-elect
Letter of congratulations to Dr Mohamed Morsi upon his election as the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
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Document Congratulations to president of the Protestant churches in Egypt
Congratulations letter to the new president of the Protestant churches in Egypt, Rev. Dr Andrea Zaki Stephanous, by the WCC acting general secretary Georges Lemopoulos.
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Document Dalit and Indigenous theologies in Asia
An International Theological Symposium was jointly organized by WCC-Just and Inclusive Communities, SCEPTRE, NCCI, Bishop's and Gossner Theological College from 13-16th December, 2011 at SCEPTRE, Shrachi Centre, 74B, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata-16.
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Document Letter inviting special prayers for Syria and beyond
Letter to the WCC member churches and Central Committee members inviting special prayers for Syria and beyond by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.
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Document Letter of support to member churches in Egypt
WCC general secretary’s message of solidarity to the WCC member churches in Egypt on country's political crisis, sent on 10 July 2013.
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Document Letter to Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt
Letter to Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on killings of 21 Egyptians at the hands of militants.
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