We are a European network of 32 national Justice and Peace Commissions mandated by their Bishops' Conferences to speak out on the fight against Poverty and for Human Rights, Peace, Reconciliation, Development and the Care of Creation. On this site you will get a look into the work of a justice and peace network inside the Catholic Church.
If you like to contact us you will find our address below
Secretariat of the Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions
19, Square de Meeûs
Tel.: +32 (0) 22 35 05 17
Former countries in Central and Eastern Europe, many of whom are today member states of the European Union, have dealt with their Communist past in different ways. Professor Peter Rožič, S.J., has led an in-depth comparative research of these “lustration” processes and put them in relation with available data on levels of corruption. On Tuesday,16 May 2016, at 11:00 hrs, Prof. Rožič will give a lecture on this topic at the COMECE Secretariat, 19 Sq de Meêus, in Brussels. The event is organised by Justice and Peace Europe with COMECE support. Click here for more information
Justice & Peace Europe submitted together with COMECE and Pax Christi International a contribution to the forthcoming Communication of the EU on Resilience. The contribution puts the emphasis on the human being, family and local community which should build the primary focus of EU’s resilience-fostering efforts. You can read the full contribution here.
In a letter sent today to Cardinal Peter Turkson, the president of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, the president of Justice and Peace Europe and Archbishop of Luxemburg Jean-Claude Hollerich expressed his support for Pope Francis in his position concerning the abolition of the death penalty.