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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.

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Letter from WCC general secretary to Ethiopian Prime Minister on the reconciliation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

In a letter addressed to the prime minister of Ethiopia Dr Abiy Ahmed, on 13 August, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), conveyed heartfelt congratulations in the decisive role played by Ahmed to ensure the reconciliation of the two synods and unity of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church after 27 years of separation.

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Letter from WCC general secretary to Ethiopian Patriarchs on the reconciliation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

In a letter addressed to His Holiness Abune Mathias I and His Holiness Abunä Merkorios, on 13 August, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), conveyed heartfelt congratulations for the reconciliation of the two synods and unity of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church after 27 years of separation.

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