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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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This proposal has been sent to the Vatican Secretariat of State by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, at the request of the General Commission for Justice and Peace in Spain. It was also supported in the last meeting of the Jesuit Provincials Conference of Latin America (CPAL) and it´s...
July 2015 Dear friends,   On June 18 we happily learned and received Pope Francis’ social encyclical dedicated to environment. It is inspired in the Canticle of the Creatures by Saint Francis of Assisi, and takes some of its verses as beginning: “Be praised, my Lord, through our sister Mother...
Comments of H.E. Jean-­Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg and President of Justice and Peace Europe on the encyclical letter “Laudato si” “Laudato si” forcefully insists that debates on the environment must integrate questions of justice. Pope Francis tells us “a true ecological approach...
“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers” (Hebrew 13:2) Since 19 April 2015, when 800 people died in a boat disaster in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, the European institutions have intensively addressed the issue of migration and the treatment of refugees in Europe and on its...
  Declaration of the catholic-inspiration organisations for decent work   "There is no deeper material poverty than which deprives people from the dignity of labour and their daily business". "Youth unemployment, informal labour and the lack of labour rights are not unavoidable, they are...
President of Justice and Peace Europe pleaded for increased protection of religious minorities worlwide during his meeting with EU Special Representative for Human Rights. The meeting took place in the context of the review of the EU Action Plan on Human Roogths and Democracy. Referring to the...
After the new, alarming news of people losing their lives in wrecks in the Mediterranean, we the signing entities want to express once again our grief and indignation about this unacceptable tragedy that goes on. We believe that this terrible situation requires prompt international intervention to...
March 2015 Dear friends, This year's Global Peace Day theme is called Not slaves, but brothers and sisters. Pope Francis points out the faces of our century's slavery while analysing its causes. In today's society we have put price to human dignity and feel unmoved by the constant "transformation"...
We, the organisations of the Catholic Church in Spain and Morocco involved in backing, sheltering and defending human rights and dignity, want to express once again our deep sorrow and concern about the shameful events covered by the media lately, after the new appearance of the deaths and...
Last January 22 the Spanish Congress approved a reform of the Penal Code project that includes —among other features— the implementation of a new "revisable permanent prison" sentence. On this basis, the Spanish Commission for Justice and Peace wants to emphasise what we already claimed about this...
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