News stories relating to Justice and Peace
16th May 2013
Columbans joined more than 250 members of religious orders, priests and lay associates who have lobbied their members of parliament to push for action on global hunger, as part of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign.
14th May 2013
Justice and Peace (J&P) work nationally was celebrated on Saturday at the joint AGMs of the National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN) and Pax Christi, amidst worries that this mission is not more central to Catholic leaders in England and Wales.
3rd May 2013
Hundreds of priests, religious and lay associates will meet their MPs on Wednesday 15 May to push for action on global hunger in a mass lobby organised by CAFOD as part of the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign. Columban missionaries will be among those gathering from around the country.
11th April 2013
Columbans were lobbying for action on climate change long before it was being taken seriously by scientists. Ellen Teague of the Columban JPIC Team reports on Columban involvement from the 1980s to the present day.
2nd April 2013
In the latest figures, world military expenditure has reached an all-time high of £1082 billion.
14th February 2013
More than 100 peace campaigners braved freezing temperatures in London on Ash Wednesday to pray and voice their opposition to war and nuclear weapons outside the Ministry of Defence. Ellen Teague of Columban JPIC was one of them.
2nd January 2013
The Columbans fully support celebration of World Peace Day on Sunday 20 January, collaborating closely with Pax Christi, the international Catholic movement for Peace.
12th November 2012
Columban JPIC was represented at CAFOD’s annual Pope Paul V1 lecture in London last Friday.
1st October 2012
Ellen Teague of our Columban JPIC (Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation) Team represented the Columbans at a Pax Christi Day looking at reasons for and ways to respond to violence in the Holy Land.
28th September 2012
The latest Vocation for Justice celebrates both the Year of Faith, starting in October 2012, and the 50th anniversary of the opening of Vatican II.