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  • 13.12.2018  Christian values and human rights: myth or reality in troubled times?

    Christian values and human rights: myth or reality in troubled times?

    Annual Justice and Peace Lecture of Prof. Jean-Paul Lehners on Christian Values and Human Rights

  • 07.12.2018  A Gift to all Humankind

    A Gift to all Humankind

    Statement of Justice and Peace Europe on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  • 13.10.2018  Care for Justice, Peace and Creation

    Care for Justice, Peace and Creation

    New Four Year Plan adopted by the General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe in Manresa on 1 October 2018

  • 12.10.2018  Water: Source of Life. A Human Right and a Responsibility for Europe.

    Water: Source of Life. A Human Right and a Responsibility for Europe.

    The Symbolic Action "Via Aqua" was prepared on the occasion of the International Workshop of Justice and Peace Europe. It is meant to be a "spiritual walk" with various steps through the Natural Area of the Llobregat River's Delta. Click here to read the document.

  • 03.10.2018  European Justice and Peace Commissions Unite in Call to Protect Water

    European Justice and Peace Commissions Unite in Call to Protect Water

    The Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions is promoting care for creation as part of its international workshop and general assembly meeting. The topic of the meeting is “Water: Source of Life Human right and Responsibility for Europe.” This marks the first time that European Justice and Peace leadership has dedicated its meeting to the topic of water.

  • 03.10.2018  Bishop Noël Treanor new President of Justice and Peace Europe

    Bishop Noël Treanor new President of Justice and Peace Europe

    In the course of their assembly 2018, Justice and Peace delegates elected Bishop Noël Treanor as the new president of the network. Dr Treanor is Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland). He is member of the Commission for Social Issues and International Affairs of the Irish Bishops’ conference and Vice- president of COMECE. He replaces Archbishop Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxemburg, who was elected president of COMECE last March.

  • 03.10.2018  Promoting the Right to Water

    Promoting the Right to Water

    Declaration of the Justice and Peace Europe General Assembly 2018: Drawing on the inputs and discussions of the International Workshop “Water: Source of Life – Human right and Europe’s responsibility” and inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si’ the General Assembly of Justice and Peace Europe adopted the following conclusions, recommendations and commitments

  • 03.10.2018  Water: Source of Life – Human Right and Europe’s responsibility

    Water: Source of Life – Human Right and Europe’s responsibility

    Final Statement of the International Workshop of Justice and Peace Europe, Barcelona, 28-30 September: Water is the source of life on earth. We need to take care of it as individual persons and through our public institutions at each political level. Access to clean water and sanitation is a human right and Christians are invited to engage for its full recognition by states and international organisations

  • 14.02.2018  A Hard Border would do Great Harm

    A Hard Border would do Great Harm

    “A hard Border would do great harm.” This is the message 25 General Secretaries of the European Justice and Peace Commission took home from their annual meeting from 9 – 11 February in Northern Ireland. Read the full statement

  • 12.02.2018  Turkey's military action in North Syria is contrary to international law

    Turkey's military action in North Syria is contrary to international law

    Statement of the Executive Committee of Justice and Peace Europe in the context of Turkey's military action in North Syria. Read the full statement.