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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.

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Spain approves the Minimum Living Income. Part II

The minimum life income (MLI) of Spain: objectives, characteristics, beneficiaries, quantities   The main objective of the MLI is: “to prevent the risk of poverty and social exclusion of people living alone or integrated into a unity of cohabitant, when they are in a vulnerability situation...

The Church contribution to the Covid19

Dear friends,   The gaze and the hands of the Church, with the proclamation of the Word of God, have been during this crisis our contribution to help and remedy the fragility of human beings and of the whole of creation. They should continue to be the contribution in the still dark phases of...

Spain approves the Minimum Living Income

“This can be the necessary moment to considerer a universal basic wage” Pope Francis In the year 2017 CCOO and UGT, two trade unions, presented in the Spanish Parliament a Popular Legislative Initiative which its main goal was to establish a Minimum Income Subsidy. Next year, a ministerial council...

Rising to “normality”

Can an unbeliever person be good or do even great things for others? This is a pertinent question in the social situation we are experiencing with the Covid-19 that provokes in so many people an enormous desire to do good.   Many centuries ago, St. Justin spoke about this fact affirming that...

Is there a new stage for elderly residences?

It seems that the Covid19 situation is becoming blurred. We are now far from “we will stop this virus all together”, the applause at 8pm in the windows [1], and funny videos which were trying to enliven us and to arouse a current that brings together wills and synergies to make us feel members, not...

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...
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