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Document Nurturing Peace, Overcoming Violence: In the way of Christ for the sake of the World
This text is an invitation to a process of theological study and reflection on Peace, Justice and Reconciliation to be pursued during the Decade to Overcome Violence: Churches Seeking Peace and Reconciliation 2001-2010. It forms a basis for Faith and Order's theological reflection on peace and issues of violence.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Theological reflection on peace
Document Opening Address - International Consultation on Peace, Reconciliation, Reunification of the Korean Peninsula
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Participating in God's Mission of Reconciliation - A Resource for Churches in Situations of Conflict
This text (Faith and Order Paper no. 201) results from the study on Ethnic Identity, National Identity, and the Search for the Unity of the Church done by Faith and Order with the collaboration of the WCC's Justice, Peace and Creation team. It offers resources for churches in situations of tension or conflict, especially where ethnic and national tensions are major factors, and suggests how Christian unity can further the churches' witness for reconciliation and justice.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World
Document Peace initiative for the people of Ivory Coast
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Consultation
Welcome message by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC associate general secretary for Public Witness and Diakonia, at the consultation organized by the WCC and the South African Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public Witness
Document Political developments in Ethiopia
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Prayers by a former Bossey student from Aotearoa New Zealand
A set of prayers written by Rev. John Stewart Murray, (1929-2017), Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, and former Bossey student in 1955/56.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Recommitment to the Decade to Overcome Violence
"Call to recommitment at the midterm of the ecumenical Decade to Overcome Violence 2001-2010 - Churches seeking reconciliation and peace" : Five years have passed since the WCC launched the Decade to Overcome Violence 2001-2010. The Assembly will celebrate the achievements to date, make an interim assessment, and refocus the course to be followed during the second half of the Decade. A call to recommitment is part of this process.
Located in Resources / / Porto Alegre, 2006 / 3. Preparatory and background documents
Document Repatriation of documents to the Brasil: Nunca Mais project
Speech by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in the public event for the repatriation of documents to the Brasil: Nunca Mais project.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Speeches
Document Report on the first meeting of the Continuation Committee
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Continuation Committee on Ecumenism in the 21st Century