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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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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...
“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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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”....
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Justicia y Paz de España Rafael de Riego 16, 3º dcha.
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(+34) 915061828 juspax@juspax-es.org