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Document Iraq - Appeal to the US Government
Letter to Ambassador Kevin Edward Moley, Permanent Mission of the USA to the UN in Geneva
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Iraqi church representatives statement
In a meeting organized by the World Council of Churches in Dar Sayedat Al Jabal, Fatka, Lebanon, between 10 and 11 February 2009, twelve church leaders from all over Iraq discussed the current situation of its Christians community. Representatives from different Iraqi churches participated in the meeting together with bishops from the Syrian and Armenian Orthodox Churches and the Chaldean Church in Lebanon, and the General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches.
Located in Resources / / Interreligious dialogue and cooperation / Accompanying churches in conflict situations
Document Is religion discriminatory?
Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's panel contribution during a conference at a cultural center in Trondheim, Norway.
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Document Joint WCC-CEC letter concerning Camp Ashraf, Iraq
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
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 to the churches in Iraq
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Document Letter to the UN Secretary General on Iraq
Open letter to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the WCC, expressing concern over the fate of hundreds of thousands of Christians, Yazidis, and other religious and ethnic groups being killed and forced to flee from their ancestral land in Iraq by radical combatants from the so-called “Islamic State”.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Letter to the WCC member churches in Northern Iraq
An open letter to the WCC member churches in Northern Iraq by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the WCC, soliciting prayers for the Christians, the church communities and all the suffering people on the Plain of Nineveh in northern Iraq, as well as the surrounding region. Reports in recent days have confirmed the forced displacement and indiscriminate killing of Christians, Yazidis, and members of other vulnerable religious and ethnic communities in Iraq as the result of military attacks by the “Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham” (ISIS).
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Middle East peace
Document Message from Church Leaders United Against the War in Iraq
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Document Message to the Churches in Iraq
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