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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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Indigenous peoples are a living appeal for hope

It is not by accident that the United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages since most of the 2680 languages in danger of disappearing are of indigenous nature. It is also alarming to note that nearly half of the 400 environmental and human rights defenders...

Bulletin #49 The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever

November 2019   Dear friends,   The VIIIFOESSA report(Spanish association for the promotion of Social Studies and Applied Sociology) regarding Exclusion and Social Development in Spain confirms that social exclusion is deeply rooted in the structure of our country. Today, there are 8.5...

Europe Living Together. Lessons from Slovakia

From 11 to 14 October 2019 was helded the International Workshop of the Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions in Bratislava: With the  fall of  the Iron Curtain we  believed that  freedom  was  achieved. 30  years  later  we ...

Bulletin #48 In light of the last elections

June 2019 Dear friends,   April and May have been elections months. These candidacies face the challenge of reaching legitimacy to exert the represented functions, as well as to promote, from their duties and competences, the common good and Human Rights. As Pope Francis claimed in his Message...

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

Spanish Commission for Justice and Peace is concerned about the growing deterioration in international relations and the progressive dismantling of treaties and international mechanisms for the control of nuclear weapons, as well as the announced plans to expand and modernize them by the nuclear...

Europe towards Common Good and Peace

Day of the General Commission of Justice and Peace in Madrid 2019   The Commissions of Justice and Peace from Spain have met in Madrid the days 6th and 7th of April in order to celebrate the annual Day in which we have reflected on "Europe, towards common good and peace" in the context of the...

Common Action 2019 of Justice and Peace Europe: Adjust Europe to the Common Good

Adjust Europe to the Common Good Common Action 2019 of Justice and Peace Europe in view of the European elections 2019 Short version In accordance with its mission Justice and Peace Europ[1]e offers the following reflection and proposals as its annual concerted action 2019 to all Europeans -­‐be...

Bulletin #47 Good politics is at the service of peace

March of 2019 Dear Friends, 2019 has started full of election dates, as it is more important than ever to remember the World Day of Peace Message of Pope Francis. “Every election and re-election, and every stage of public life, is an opportunity to return to the original points of reference that...

A Gift to all Humankind

70 years ago, on the 10th of December 1948 in Paris the member States of the United Nations signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Human Rights existed before this date and only several decades later did the Human Rights movement introduce them into the larger political debate. However,...

Bulletin #46: Accessibility to potable and safe drinking water

November 2018   Dear Friends,   The past 1st of September, in the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the Pope Francis thanked for the “sister water, simple and useful to the life of the planer like no other thing. It is because of this, taking care of fountains and water basins...
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