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Below is a list of WCC press releases issued in 1998. Just click on the release you want to read. You might also be interested in our Eighth Assembly and 50th Anniversary feature service. Most of these releases were also distributed en français auf Deutsch.

1998 press releases

Christmas Message 1998 (December 1998)

8th Assembly Press releases (numbers 1 - 57)

WCC launches redesigned web site for assembly: (6.11.98)

WCC statement on Washington accords on Middle East Peace. (27.10.98)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity theme for year 2000 announced. (26.10.98)

WCC staff appointments. (23.10.98)

Thabo Mbeki to attend WCC assembly in Zimbabwe. (16.10.98)

WCC statement on the situation in Kosovo. (14.10.98)

WCC letter to Zimbabwe churches. (7.10.98)

WCC marks 25th anniversary of Chilean coup. (9.9.98)

Recipe for ecumenical leaders. (28.8.98)

CEC and WCC express shock at Omagh bomb outrage. (17.8.98)

Mixed Theological Commission. (17.6.98)

WCC warns Ethiopia-Erirtrea conflict could spark new conflagration. (11.6.98)

WCC statement following Pakistan's nuclear tests. (29.5.98)

Orthodox participation in WCC: New developments. (19.5.98)

Georges Lemopoulos appointed WCC deputy general secretary. (15.5.98)

Indonesia: WCC urges government to show restraint and introduce political reforms. (15.5.98)

WCC calls on Pakistan to repeal blasphemy law. (13.5.98)

WCC condemns Indian nuclear tests. (13.5.98)

Main speakers at WCC Zimbabwe Assembly announced. (5.5.98)

Message of the Presidents of the WCC at Pentecost 1998. (May 1998)

Nuclear threat still exists, says WCC leader. (27.4.98)

Bishop Trevor Huddleston. (21.4.98)

Archbishop Serapheim of Athens and All Greece. (15.4.98)

WCC urges UN to make progress on Indigenous Peoples' Forum. (27.3.98)

WCC warns churches of proposed multilateral agreement on investment. (19.3.98)

Church leaders urged to contribute to negotiated solution to Kosovo violence. (10.3.98)

WCC General Secretary speaks out again on Aboriginal rights. (4.3.98)

Pastors' conference on legacy of Eugene Carson Blake offers clues for church leadership in the 21st century. (17.2.98 WCC/New York release)

WCC Executive Committee rejects military action over Iraq; also comments on Algeria (18.2.98)

Visit of WCC Delegation to the Russian Orthodox Church 30 January - 5 February 1998. (06.02.98)

WCC appeals for halt to woman's execution. (03.02.98)

Bishop Lesslie Newbigin. (02.02.98)

WCC delegation to Iraq warns against renewed military intervention. (30.01.98)

WCC calls on Clinton to release Puerto Rican Prisoners. (12.01.98)

1997 press releases.

eighth assembly & 50th anniversary feature service

Feature Service No.1: Happy Birthday WCC! by Marlin VanElderen
Feature Service No.2: Turn to God - Rejoice in Hope, by Thomas F. Best
Feature Service No.3: Why have an Assembly?, by Jean Stromberg
Feature Service No.4: Journey of Faith, by John Newbury
Feature Service No.5: Holy Work, by Peter Bouteneff
Feature Service No.6: House of Stones, by Hugh McCullum
Feature Service No.7: A Call to Conversion, by Miriam Reidy
Feature Service No.8: The Challenge of a Jubilee Assembly and the Padare, by Myra Blyth
Feature Service No.9: Celebrate and pray, by John Newbury
Feature Service No.10: Young People and the World Council of Churches, by Freddy Knutsen
Feature Service No.11: Jubilee Expectations, by Konrad Raiser

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