The purpose of the Commission is to:

  • Promote awareness, discussion  and action throughout the Leeds diocese about the ‘Just’ Gospel response to the key issues of today
  • Advise the bishop of Leeds in respect of key Social Justice issues
  • Celebrate the work  that so many people in the diocese are already doing to bring about God’s Reign of Justice and Peace

 

NJPN logoWe are an integral part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Leeds and also a member of the National Justice and Peace Network.

Justice Power and responsibility

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At a time when so many are disengaged from the political process the Annual National Justice & Peace Network Conference, takes up the challenge of how to empower people to take responsibility and participate in the decisions that shape our lives.

July 15 – 17

Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick

Derbyshire

There is still time to book a place and join social justice activists from across the country. Keynote speakers include John Cruddas, Jenny Sinclair and Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now

More Info & Booking

 

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Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Wed
6:00 pm Film Showing – ‘ Budrus’ – it ta... @ Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel
Film Showing – ‘ Budrus’ – it ta... @ Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Showing - ' Budrus' - it takes a village to unite the most divided people on earth @ Mill Hill Unitarian Chapel | Leeds | United Kingdom
Friends of Sabeel in Yorkshire have organised the showing of this Palestinian / Israeli / American documentary from 2009. Community organiser Ayed Morrar seeks help from Palestinian and Israeli activists to help his village mount[...]
Jun
30
Thu
1:30 pm End Hunger UK? Tackling Food Pov... @ Sheffield Jesus Centre
End Hunger UK? Tackling Food Pov... @ Sheffield Jesus Centre
Jun 30 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
End Hunger UK? Tackling Food Poverty Together. Sheffield Campaign Briefing @ Sheffield Jesus Centre | Sheffield | United Kingdom
Come to find out more about plans for a major national ‘End Hunger UK’ campaign, being jointly planned by an emerging alliance of national organisations including Church Action on Poverty, Oxfam, Sustain, Trussell Trust, Fareshare,[...]
Jul
13
Wed
all-day STOP TRIDENT – MASS LOBBY OF PAR... @ houses of Parliament
STOP TRIDENT – MASS LOBBY OF PAR... @ houses of Parliament
Jul 13 all-day
STOP TRIDENT - MASS LOBBY OF PARLIAMENT @ houses of Parliament | London | United Kingdom
MPs will vote this year on whether or not to replace Trident, the UK’s nuclear weapons system, at a cost of at least £205 billion. There is growing opposition inside and outside Parliament, highlighted by[...]
Jul
15
Fri
6:00 pm Can Democracy Work – NJPN Annual... @ the Hayes Conference Centre
Can Democracy Work – NJPN Annual... @ the Hayes Conference Centre
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm
Can Democracy Work - NJPN Annual Conference 2016 @ the Hayes Conference Centre | Hayes Lane Swanwick | United Kingdom
The National Justice and Peace Network (NJPN) Conference for 2016 is all about politics. Its subtitle is “Solidarity and Democracy: politics for the Common Good” As well as keynote speakers and workshops there will be[...]
Jul
18
Mon
7:30 pm Queens of Syria @ West Yorkshire Playhouse
Queens of Syria @ West Yorkshire Playhouse
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Queens of Syria @ West Yorkshire Playhouse | Leeds | United Kingdom
First staged in Amman in 2013, and the subject of an award winning documentary, Developing Artists presents Refuge Productions‘ Queens of Syria, an adaptation of Euripides anti-war tragedy, The Trojan Women. Performed by an all-female[...]