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
The General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe elected for the first time in its history a co-presidency on Monday, 13 November, in Malta. Archbishop Antoine Hérouard of Dijon and Maria Hammershoy from Copenhagen were elected for a period of three years by the approximately 50 delegates representing 20 European Justice and Peace commissions. Read the Press release
Open letter of the Justice and Peace Patria Grande and Europe to the CELAC-EU Summit participants. Read it here both in English and Spanish.
In a statement released on Thursday 16 March 2023, Catholic organisations call on the European Parliament to adopt a Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) marking “a true turning point in how the EU addresses the threats that corporate activities pose to our Human Family and Common Home”. Read the Statement