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 Diocese of Leeds and also a member of the National Justice and Peace Network.

Upcoming Events

Aug
5
Sat
12:00 pm More in Common – Bradford Hope n... @ Centenary Square
More in Common – Bradford Hope n... @ Centenary Square
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
More in Common - Bradford Hope not Hate event @ Centenary Square | England | United Kingdom
Organised by Hope not Hate, they describe this event as An afternoon of celebration, togetherness and Bradfordness Includes: Food of the world celebration Stalls International music and dance Kids’ activities
Aug
6
Sun
all-day Hiroshima Day
Hiroshima Day
Aug 6 all-day
Hiroshima Day
This year Hiroshima day falls on a Sunday. Use it as an opportunity to ensure that in your community prayers are said in remembrance of those killed and to call for more action to ban[...]
Sep
1
Fri
all-day CREATION DAY & CREATION TIME
CREATION DAY & CREATION TIME
Sep 1 – Oct 4 all-day
CREATION DAY & CREATION TIME
Originally set up in 1989 by the Orthodox church, Pope Francis joined in in 2015 and the day was extended into a season ending on the feast of St Francis on Oct 04. A real[...]
Sep
17
Sun
all-day World Week of Prayer for Peace i...
World Week of Prayer for Peace i...
Sep 17 – Sep 23 all-day
World Week of Prayer for Peace in Palestine & Israel 2017
2017 marks 50 years of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. This is a time when people of all faiths are encouraged to make a common witness through services, educational events, and acts that support[...]
Oct
3
Tue
6:00 pm Nonviolence Works!
Nonviolence Works!
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nonviolence Works!
An opportunity for the Christian community to engage in creative peacemaking. Pope Francis has called nonviolence ‘a style of politics for peace’. Come and explore what that might mean in practice at a series of[...]

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