Tag Archives: CJPStatements

Presentation to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade by the Council for Justice & Peace of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference on ‘The ongoing Persecution of Christians’

Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop of Dromore and chair of the Council for Justice & Peace of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, today presented to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, on the subject of ‘The ongoing Persecution of Christians’.  Bishop McAreavey’s delegation included: Father Timothy Bartlett, an advisor to the Bishops’ Council […]

Council for Justice and Peace calls for greater protection for women from sexual violence in war

PRESS RELEASE 8 March 2011 Council for Justice and Peace calls for greater protection for women from sexual violence in war Pope Benedict XVI, at a meeting with Political and Civil Authorities in Angola on 20 March 2009,    stated: “Particularly disturbing is the crushing yoke of discrimination that women and girls so often endure, not […]

Protecting Women from the Violence of Trafficking

Protecting Women from the Violence of Trafficking

Statement to mark UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2009 | Irish Commission for Justice & Social Affairs (ICJSA)

Joint statement on elections in Zimbabwe

Joint statement on elections in Zimbabwe

Statement on Elections in Zimbabwe 25 March 2009 | Trócaire and Irish Commission for Justice & Social Affairs (ICJSA) Download Statement on Elections in Zimbabwe (~ 105 Kb) Get Adobe Acrobat Reader ​

Violence against women in war – We cannot remain silent

Violence against women in war – We cannot remain silent

Position paper from the Irish Commission for Justice & Social Affairs 14 December 2008 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Need for a Total Cluster Munitions’ Ban

The Need for a Total Cluster Munitions’ Ban

Joint statement on the Signing of the Cluster Munitions Treaty 30 May 2008 | Trócaire and Irish Commission for Justice & Social Affairs (ICJSA) Download statement: The Need for a Total Cluster Munitions’ Ban (~ 105 Kb) Get Adobe Acrobat Reader ​

Catholic Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Social Affairs statement on the death sentence imposed on Saddam Hussein by the Iraqi High Tribunal

PRESS RELEASE 7 NOVEMBER 2006 CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ COMMISSION FOR JUSTICE AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH SENTENCE IMPOSED ON SADDAM HUSSEIN BY THE IRAQI HIGH TRIBUNAL “Let us pray for a satisfactory and speedy end to armed hostilities in the country and region” – Bishop Field The chair of the Catholic Bishops’ Irish Commission […]

Successful Liberian peace mission highlights urgent humanitarian crisis – Statement from the Irish Commission for Justice and Social Affairs

PRESS RELEASE 3 OCTOBER 2006 SUCCESSFUL LIBERIAN PEACE MISSION HIGHLIGHTS URGENT HUMANITARIAN CRISIS On the first day of the October General Meeting of the Irish Episcopal Conference, the Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Social Affairs issued the following statement on the humanitarian crisis in Liberia: SUCCESSFUL LIBERIAN PEACE MISSION HIGHLIGHTS URGENT HUMANITARIAN CRISIS “Government needs […]

Irish Catholic Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Social Affairs (ICJSA) statement on the crisis in Lebanon and Northern Israel

PRESS RELEASE 30 JULY 2006 IRISH CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ COMMISSION FOR JUSTICE AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS (ICJSA) STATEMENT ON THE CRISIS IN LEBANON AND NORTHERN ISRAEL “War against a sovereign country in response to terrorist attacks can never be justified” – ICJSA Commenting on the present conflict, Pope Benedict XVI states: “But neither terrorist acts nor reprisals, […]

Darfur: Time to end this scandal of International neglect

PRESS RELEASE 12 JUNE 2006 DARFUR: TIME TO END THIS SCANDAL OF INTERNATIONAL NEGLECT On the first day of the June General Meeting of the Irish Episcopal Conference, the Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Social Affairs issued the following statement on the humanitarian disaster in Darfur: “Justice is both the aim and the intrinsic criterion […]

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