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

In a ceremony hosted by ICAN and chaired by Elayne Whyte Gomez, the Costa Rican diplomat who steered the negotiations of the ground-breaking Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, three more countries announced their ratification: Ireland, Nigeria and the pacific island state of Niue. In her...
6 August 2020 As a wide coalition of faith-based communities from around the world, we have committed to speaking with one voice that rejects the existential threat to humanity that nuclear weapons pose. We reaffirm that the presence of even one nuclear weapon violates the core principles of our...
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...
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...
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 >>

Human Rights news from Council of Europe

News

Subscribe to our news:

Member of:

Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions

 Federation of Associations for the Defence and Promotion of Human Rights in Spain. It has special consultative status at UN ECOSOC  

Spanish Coordinator of NGO for Development

Lay Forum

Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

Contact

Justicia y Paz de España Rafael de Riego 16, 3º dcha.
28045 Madrid
(+34) 915061828 juspax@juspax-es.org