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

Sustaining life and community

The General Commission for Justice and Peace in Spain is experiencing with great grief and sadness the illness and death of so many people due to the coronavirus pandemic. We wish to express our closeness to those who directly or indirectly suffer from the disease, and our immense gratitude to all...

Bulletin #50 Peace as a journey of hope: dialogue, reconcilitaion and ecological conversion

March 2020 Dear friends,   Peace is a constant process in time that needs the patient search for truth and justice, that honours the memory of the victims and that opens up to a hope stronger than revenge, safeguarding the rights of all people - especially the weakest and most needy - and of...

The Common Good of the Seas

2020 annual Concerted Action of Justice and Peace Europe Our planet is very much a blue planet -70% of Earth’s surface is covered in water. Yet, this well-balanced ecosystem is becoming increasingly endangered by human activity. Thus, the European conference of Justice and Peace Commissions...

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...
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