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Document Anglican contributions to unity, particularly to the work of the World Council of Churches
Message of Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary at the Anglican Consultative Council in Hong Kong on the theme: “Anglican contributions to unity, particularly to the work of the World Council of Churches”
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Document Anniversary of Patriarch Kirill's enthronement
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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 Archbishop Jabez Bryce, Polynesia
Condolence letter to the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia at the passing of Archbishop Jabez Bryce, Bishop of the Diocese of Polynesia.
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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 Assurance of prayers during President Obama's visit to Hiroshima
On the occasion of US President Barack Obama’s visit to the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 28 May 2016, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings, noting that this is a time when signs of peace and justice are sorely needed.
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Document At the award ceremony for the Ecumenical Centre re-development architectural competition
“We have found reasons to hope for the re-development of the Ecumenical Centre and its surrounding property in ways that will be beneficial to the work of WCC, to tenants in this location, to the community in Grand-Saconnex and to the vision for the international zone as a Jardin des Nations,” WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said in his welcoming remarks at the award ceremony for the winning design for the development of the Ecumenical Centre and WCC offices as well as runner-up projects.
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Document At the closing of the WCC United Nations Advocacy Week 2010
Sermon by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, World Council of Churches general secretary, at the closing day of the United Nations Advocacy Week, 27 September - 1 October 2010, Geneva, Switzerland.
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Document Bible study at Kirchentag 2017
Referring to the biblical account of the encounter between Jesus and Zacchaeus, a repentant tax collector in Jericho (Luke 19:1-10), Olav Fykse Tveit notes that Zacchaeus found peace in joyfully welcoming but he was also ready to make up for the injustice of the past by rendering justice.
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Document Bible study: Christ alone?
Bible study on Matthew 25: 31-46 by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit (WCC general secretary)
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