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Document Appeal to the Governments of India and Pakistan for normalization of relations with Pakistan
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
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 Call for the dismantling of nuclear weapons
Located in Resources / / Peace and disarmament / Nuclear weapons
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 Communiqué on peace and security in Asia
Church and ecumenical leaders from Asia gathered at the Bangkok Christian Guest House in Thailand from 2 to 5 August 2011, on the invitation of the WCC and CCA, to address emerging concerns in Asia, with a thematic focus on Peace and Security in Asia: Ecumenical Responses.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / International advocacy
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.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Condolence letter to the Church of Pakistan following the 2010 monsoon floods
Grief over the many deaths and the devastation caused by recent floods in Pakistan, as well as appreciation for the relief work provided by the Diocese of Peshawar of the Church of Pakistan, was expressed by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in a letter to the church.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Condolence letter to the Pakistani president following the 2010 monsoon floods
Grief over the many deaths and the devastation caused by recent floods in Pakistan, as well as appreciation for the relief work provided by the Diocese of Peshawar of the Church of Pakistan, was expressed by the WCC general secretary Tveit in a letter to the government.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document Expression of deep concern about the safety and security of the Christian minority in Pakistan
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
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