Welcome to Justice and Peace of Spain

The Spanish Justice and Peace General Commission is a Catholic Church organization. It was created by the Spanish Bishops’ Conference with the mission of promoting and defending human rights, justice and peace.

Last activities

Merry Christmas

"God with us", urge us to build a new earth; fairer, more transparent, peaceful, without building walls, without constructing fences, with hosting peoples, with solidarity lifes. Happy and Holy Christmas. Our best wishes for peace, love, brotherhood and hope in the new year. General...

No longer slaves, but brothers and sisters

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE   1. At the beginning of this New Year, which we welcome as God’s gracious gift to all humanity, I offer heartfelt wishes of peace to every man and woman, to all the world’s peoples and nations, to heads of...

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

People living in poverty and NGOs met in Turin on 17 October at the event organised by the Conference of INGOs to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Linked to the high level Conference on the European Social Charter taking place in Turin on 17 and 18 October, discussions...

II Catholic Social Days of Europe

The two Episcopal entities in Europe, COMECE (Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community) and CCEE (Council of Episcopal Conferences of Europe) together with the Archdiocese of Madrid organized the II Catholic Social Days of Europe, from 18 to 21 of September in the Conciliar...

"Slaves no more, but brothers and sisters", motto of the Message for the 48th World Day of Peace (1 January 2015)

POPE FRANCIS ANNOUNCES THE THEME OF THE MESSAGE FOR THE 48th WORLD DAY OF PEACE (1 JANUARY 2015) "Slaves no more, but brothers and sisters" will be the title of the Message for the 48th World Day of Peace, the second of the papacy of Pope Francis. Many people think that slavery is a thing of the...

Statement about violence in Gaza

On the occasion of the new escalation of violence between Palestinians and Israelis, the General Commission for Justice and Peace of Spain once again wishes to express its horror, outrage and deep sadness. We consider absolutely unacceptable and criminal the action of the parties involved in this...

Newsletter #5

July 2014 Dear friends, The strong economic crisis we are going through does not make the majority of us think of a pleasant holiday, even though it is true that summer is considered to be a period of time to relax, a period of time to forget (to a certain extent) our daily problems. Yet we must...

The European crisis and its human cost

The publication "The uropean crisis and its human cost. A call for fair alternatives and solutions" is a Crisis Monitoring Report 2014 of Cartitas Europa. A study of the impact of the crisis and austerity on people, with a special focus on Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Romania and...

XXI Meeting of Barcelona

The 8th and 9th May 2014 the XXI Barcelona Meeting will take place on the title: 1914 – 2014 A hundred years of peace and war. The seminar is jointly organized by FundiPau and Justícia i Pau and will debate on the evolution of the armed conflicts and the peace policies since the start of the First...

Newsletter #4

March 2014   Dear friends, On the occasion of the elections of the European Parliament at the end of May, we invite citizens, as well as political, economic, social and religious leaders to engage more actively to make possible the project of European building as a community of solidarity and...
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