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
Last week Pope Francis addressed his encyclical letter “Laudato si” on care for our human home to every person living on the planet. It has received an overwhelming echo all over the world.
In Austria there are over 75,000 unemployed youngsters (15-24). Many young people in Austria and Europe are in a precarious employment situation. A large number of young people after the 9th grade start to work. The shift to the workplace in many cases comes along with major challenges. In addition, there are often few opport
“Towards the common good at the global level” I wish to begin with my own word of gratitude to our co-sponsors and everyone who has worked hard to make today’s joint colloquium possible, especially Mr. Burkhard Leffers, representing BKU and UNIAPAC, Mr. Martin Wilde of BKU, and Mrs. Gertrud Casel, the General Secretary of the German Commission of Justice and Peace.