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Document 90th birthday Mar Chrysostom
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document 2013 Worship and background material
Annual brochure for the Week of prayer for Christian unity jointly prepared and published by the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity and the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / XI. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Document A lay perspective from the Indian context
A group of laity, drawn from different churches and from different parts of India, participated in a consultation held in Chennai on the 8 and 9 December 2012, organized by the Board of Theological Education of the Senate of Serampore College to reflect on the Theme of the forthcoming 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, "God of life, lead us to justice and peace".
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Reflections on the assembly theme
Document A Vellore Blessing
Contributed by Linnea Good, Christian singer-songwriter from Canada, for the WCC 70th anniversary. Written for an intercultural Christian exchange with the staff and students of the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, in 2015.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Appeal to the Governments of India and Pakistan for normalization of relations with Pakistan
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Call for the dismantling of nuclear weapons
Located in Resources / / Peace and disarmament / Nuclear weapons
Document Condolence on death of Samuel Isaac
Condolence letter from the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to Mrs Prema Isaac, Mr Paul Isaac and Mr Andrew Isaac, on the death of Samuel Isaac, deputy director of the WCC’s former Commission on Inter-Church Aid and Refugee Service.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Condolence on the death of Bishop Taranath Sugar
Condolence from the General Secretary of the WCC on the death of Bishop Taranath Sugnanam Sagar, the Senior Bishop of the Methodist Church in India
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Congratulations to Indian Prime Minister Singh
"Warmest congratulations" were expressed by the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia to the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh, who has begun his second tenure in the post. In a 25 May letter to Singh, Kobia wrote: "Your return to power as Prime Minster, with a clear mandate, gives the people of India confidence that your much-valued assurances of India’s secular democratic principles will be upheld and that all people in your great nation – the poorest of the poor, and those who experience discrimination on the basis of caste or religion – will find protection and dignity".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document COP21 High Level Dialogue
An address by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on behalf of Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations climate summit in Paris.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches