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!

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...

Statement about Syria

STATEMENT OF “JUSTICE AND PEACE” ABOUT SYRIA’S WAR   In view of the serious war events taking place in Syria, the General Commission for Justice and Peace of Spain wishes to state: 1. The horror and outrage because of the use of chemical weapons in the conflict that led to the death of...

Seminar with Bishop Mario Toso in Barcelona

Finance serving the Common Good and Peace Bishop Mario Toso, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace   Justícia i Pau altogether with Cristianisme i Justícia holds an annual seminar, which under the title “For a more just world order”, attempts to respond to current issues in...

Annual Meeting of the General Commission for Justice and Peace

Annual Meeting of the General Commission for Justice and Peace     On 12 and 13 April was held the Annual Meeting of the General Commission for Justice and Peace with the title "CRISIS AND RIGHT TO WORK". This meeting took place in Burgos and numerous people, from the different...

Newsletter #2

March 2013 Dear friends, "Blessed are the peacemakers" is the motto of the last message for the World Day of Peace that Pope Benedict XVI writes because of his resignation to the pontificate. Through this editorial we provide an overview of its social teaching and we highlight his contribution to...
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