We are a European network of 31 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
A major conference, “The Common Good and our Common Seas”, took place in Copenhagen from 3 – 5 May 2019. It brought together a wide and international audience from the Catholic Church, from Europe and from further afield. Representatives from the Church, science, business and civil society met to consider the challenges facing the world’s oceans, seas and coastal areas. Read the press release about the conference here.
On Ash Wednesday, Justice and Peace Europe starts its annual concerted action. This year its theme is the European election. The basic document has been adopted by the national Justice and Peace at their general assembly last October in Manresa/Spain. The document focuses on four areas requiring action by the next European Parliament: EU regional policy, food waste, arms exports and support for an internationally binding legal instruments on multinationals and human rights. Click here and read the document.
New President of Justice & Peace Europe, Bishop Noel Treanor will offer a reflection on Pope Francis’ Peace message and its significance for European and world politics today, followed by a breakfast on Friday, 25 January 2019 from 8.00-9.30 at the Secretariat of COMECE in Brussels. For more details and registration, click here.