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

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...

About the reform of Universal Jurisdiction in the Spanish Courts

Statement about the reform of Universal Jurisdiction in the Spanish Courts   After the legislative proposal that is being processed in the Spanish Cortes Generales, presented by the Popular Parliamentary Group and which wants to reform the universal jurisdiction of the Spanish Courts as...

About the death of immigrants in Ceuta

Statement about the death of immigrants in Ceuta Last 6th of February, the death of at least fifteen immigrants that were trying to reach Spanish territory across the border of Ceuta became a human tragedy of prime importance that causes a deep sadness and pain in us.   Moreover, the...

Dignity of work

Annual Working Day of Spanish General Commission for Justice and Peace Dignity of work Seville, 7th and 8th of March 2014 Place of the working day Archbishop’s palace, Dominguez Valverde hall. Plaza Virgen de los Reyes, s/n Seville   Programme Friday, 7 p.m 19:00 h. Opening: José Robles Gómez,...

Pope Francis: without fraternity it is impossible to achieve a fair and peacefully society

The Message for the World Day of Peace has just been published, and we will celebrate it in January 2014, signed by Pope Francis. This year’s motto is “Fraternity, the foundation and pathway to peace”. The Messages for the World Day of Peace are always an important tool for the diffusion,...

Merry Christmas!

From Spanish General Commission for Justice and Peace, we wish Christmas to light the hearts, filling them with justice, peace, love and hope. Christmas postcard 2013.pdf
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