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

The Church does not lock

Even before the lockdown state, the public social services were overwhelmed and, in general, the three levels administrations were lacking cooperation. The Church’s social services were also overwhelmed and their responsible persons were suffering anguish, stress and emotional exhaustion. The...

Statement of Murcia Commission for Justice and Peace

We are slowly emerging from the pandemic. Covid19 has disrupted many projects and has left many deaths and suffering, especially in residences of elder people and the sanitary personnel who have death serving in hospitals. The diocesan Commission for Justice and Peace, inspired by Jesus’ gospel,...

Strategic health. Reflections from lockdown

Where do we come from?   Since William Beveridge started the National Health System in the UK in the year 1948, what we know now as state of well being changed its meaning, the multiple European States have incorporated in their own budgets the necessary economic means to sustain, not only the...

The Covid19 shows a social snapshot: Stop "rapidification" and gratuitousness in practice

We are in a society where there are more and more single-parent households or people living alone. On the other hand, the work rhythms and the lifestyle of the West lead us to rush, to have no time for practically anything, and we even plan our holidays looking for places to go.   In this...

Justice and Peace participates on Laudato Si’ week and invite everyone to become part of the net that build a better world

The Laudato si’ week is celebrating the anniversary of the pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter on care for our common home. It will take place between the 16 and 24 of May 2020, in a virtual way. The pope Francis has encouraged the participation through a video message. On this video, he makes a...

International and public dimension of health

The French health expert, Raymon Gautier, said on 1944: “Health is more than absence of disease: the word health means something positive; psychical, mental and moral well-being. That is the goal we must achieve, even though it it goes beyond the possibilities of curative and preventive medicine”....

Pandemic, sanitary resources and disarmament

It is logical to be very worried nowadays for the sanitary emergency generated around us due to COVID19, but it is also important to be conscious that this pandemic has been extended at a global level. Our harmful experience makes clear that its consequences are going to be disastrous and it will...

Connected isolation

Some thoughts of Justice and Peace Europe about the world post COVID-19 and the potential impact of confinement on creativity and solidarity   The members of the Executive Committee of Justice and Peace Europe met last Thursday, 30 April, in a videoconference. We had a good discussion about...

The European Union response to COVID-19

This note provides an overview on the EU competences in public health matters and the activities of its institutions in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. Composed of sovereign states the EU plays a subsidiary role. IN the future there may be room for more and better coordination in dealing with...

Towards a new world after the coronavirus

"The American dream is over" said the famous USA folk singer Joan Baez in an interview a few months ago. This American dream basically consists of everyone being able to be successful, socially prestigious and rich.  This dream, which is shared by many people in many countries around the...
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