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

We do not want to get us used

We, the organisations of the Catholic Church in Spain and Morocco involved in backing, sheltering and defending human rights and dignity, want to express once again our deep sorrow and concern about the shameful events covered by the media lately, after the new appearance of the deaths and...

About the approval of the "revisable permanent prison" sentence by the Congress

Last January 22 the Spanish Congress approved a reform of the Penal Code project that includes —among other features— the implementation of a new "revisable permanent prison" sentence. On this basis, the Spanish Commission for Justice and Peace wants to emphasise what we already claimed about this...

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...
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