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The Cry of the Earth: A Call to Action for Climate Justice

A Pastoral Reflection on Climate Change by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Catholic social justice groups: ‘Solidarity must be the defining value of Budget 2014’

Catholic social justice groups: ‘Solidarity must be the defining value of Budget 2014’ Ahead of the publication of Budget 2014 on Tuesday next 15 October, the Bishops of Ireland wish to draw attention to the joint appeal to Government by seven Catholic social justice groups which are calling for an end to the devastating and […]

Suicide prevention training for priests

Catholic priests working in partnership with local communities to prevent suicide and support bereaved families

The Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA) has been examining ways in which the Catholic Church can work with parishes and others to help reduce the risk of suicide in our communities.


Reflection on Anniversaries of Good Friday Agreement and ‘Pacem in Terris’

This month we reflect on two key anniversaries in the field of peace building – the 50th anniversary of Pope John’s Encyclical Letter Pacem in Terris (11 April 1963) and the 15th anniversary of the historic signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

CJP marks anniversaries of the Good Friday Agreement and ‘Pacem in Terris’

The Council for Justice and Peace of the Irish Episcopal Conference marks two key anniversaries: 15th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and 50th anniversary of Pacem in Terris

Catholic Social Justice groups call for change of direction in Budget 2013

Seven Catholic social justice groups have today issued a joint appeal to Government for a change in direction in the forthcoming budget to bring us closer to creating a society where respect for the dignity of every person, fairness, solidarity and the common good are the key underpinning values.

CST video article

Catholic Social Teaching Perspectives

A series of videos commissioned by the Council for Justice and Peace of the Irish Episcopal Conference, which explore some of the key aspects of Catholic Social Teaching. Themes include: Poverty, Work, the Economic Crisis and Global Solidarity.


Caring for Health in Ireland

Caring for Health in Ireland is a response to the health care reform outlined in the current Programme for Government. Our response is inspired by key principles from Catholic social teaching – human dignity, the common good, participation, solidarity and subsidiarity. From the health perspective, issues analysed by Caring for Healthcare in Ireland include the current public health consultation, the proposed Universal Health Insurance scheme and related changes to the structure of the hospital system; mental health services; disability; older people; and palliative care.

Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace launches ‘Caring for Health in Ireland’

Bishop Field: The issue of health care and justice has been a long-standing concern of the Council for Justice and Peace.

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Christmas 2011 Reflection: Hope in Challenging Times

Christmas is a time when we reflect on the Holy Family, a family whose love for each other and faith in God helped them to overcome great trials and suffering.

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