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Document 3rd International Conference on Minority Issues and Mission
Joint Statement by participants of the conference held at the Korean YMCA in Japan.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings
Document 65th anniversary of 1st atomic bombings
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on the anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Statements
Document 68th anniversary of atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Public comment by the WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit
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Document A Tribute to Chō Takeda Kiyoko, former WCC president for the Asia-Pacific
Chō Takeda Kiyoko passed away on 12 April 2018 at the age of 100. She was known to describe her own accomplishments with the modest phrase “lifelong homework.”
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Document An eye-witness account of Hiroshima
(Suggested as a possible reading at prayers for peace on Hiroshima Day)
Located in Resources / / Spirituality and worship / Prayers for Peace and Justice on Hiroshima Day
Document Anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster
Tribute to the victims of Fukushima nuclear accident from the World Council of Churches general secretary
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Document Article Nine of the Japanese Constitution – A Pillar for Peace in Northeast Asia and Beyond
Address to the 4th Global Inter-Religious Conference on Article Nine of the Japanese Constitution by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, delivered on 3 December, 2014
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Document Bible study: One body with many members
Bible study on 1 Corinthians 12,12-14, at the Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting 2004 by Prof. Kyung Sook LEE (Methodist Church), Korea
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Plenary Commission Meeting, Kuala Lumpur 2004
Document Commendation of G7 debt cancellation for Haiti
In this letter from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC asked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international financial institutions to follow the G7 example and make sure financial support to Haiti is "grant-based and not debt-creating".
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document International Consultation on Justice, Peace and Reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula
Surrounded and embraced by representatives of the wider international ecumenical community within this consultation of 54 participants representing 34 churches and related organizations from 15 countries, delegations led by the leadership of both the Korean Christian Federation (KCF) from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) from the Republic of Korea (ROK), met at the Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland, on 17-19 June 2014.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace