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

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

The joy of the Gospel

The 24th of November, pope Francis awarded us with the apostolic exhortation Evangelii gaudium. An apostolic exhortation is normally promulgated after a Synod of Bishops. It gathers the reflections of the Synod Fathers; it is this case about “The new evangelization in the transmission of faith”...

Newsletter #3

November 2013 Dear friends, All of the articles that have been chosen for this newsletter invite us to ask ourselves: Where is your brother, or your sister? The events in Lampedusa and Malta, due to their tremendous seriousness, have forced the Spanish and European responsible people to open their...

Peace Missions

Peace missions, missions to protect the economic activity The military intervention in Afghanistan took place after the attacks of 11S in 2001. Both the USA and the UK government’s explained the intervention claiming it was a legitimate right to self-defense, this meaning that the country is...

Statement about Lampedusa

AM I MY BROTHER'S KEEPER? A call for Justice and Peace towards fraternal responsibility   Justice and Peace considerations about the deaths of irregular immigrants who try to reach the European Union   “Who is responsible for the blood of these brothers? Nobody. We all answer: it was not...

Messages for World Day Peace

Dear friends,   The Spanish Justice and Peace General Commission has produced an electronic publication of the Messages for the World Day of Peace which Pope Benedict XVI addressed to the Church and all men of goodwill in the years of his pontificate, between 2006 and 2013.   Monsignor...
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