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.

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Nonviolence Works!

Tuesday Oct 3, 5:30 – 7:30pm

Leeds Beckett University in the Rose Bowl building next to Leeds Civic Hall

An opportunity to hear two world class speakers and authors speak about the developing Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.

In this time of escalating tension in the world we all need to understand that there are alternatives to killing each other – and they can actually work!!

Please sign up via the Leeds Beckett University Eventbrite page

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LEEDS CARITAS LAUNCH

The Leeds Diocese has created a CARITAS organisation. The focus of this will be the practical social action taking place within parishes – and so is complementary to the campaigning and advocacy work of the Commission. They are having a launch event and the details are:

Saturday 23 September 13:00 – 17:00 Notre Dame Sixth Form College, Leeds

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Upcoming Events

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[...]
Sep
24
Sun
7:00 pm Longing and Belonging and Balfour @ Quaker Meeting House
Longing and Belonging and Balfour @ Quaker Meeting House
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Longing and Belonging and Balfour @ Quaker Meeting House | United Kingdom
Chai for All, the Bristol based jazz-tinged klezmer and Middle Eastern music ensemble will be bringing their new work, Longing, Belonging & Balfour to Leeds on the 24th September for a 7:00 pm performance at[...]
Sep
29
Fri
5:30 pm LASSN 2017 AGM and CELEBRATION @ All Hallows Church
LASSN 2017 AGM and CELEBRATION @ All Hallows Church
Sep 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
LASSN 2017 AGM and CELEBRATION @ All Hallows Church | England | United Kingdom
Leeds Asylum Seekers Network (LASSN) invites everyone to come along to their AGM on this date. The doors open at 17:30 and the AGM itself will be at 18:00 and, they say very emphatically, will[...]
Oct
2
Mon
all-day International Day of Nonviolence
International Day of Nonviolence
Oct 2 all-day
International Day of Nonviolence
October 2nd was designated in 2007 as ‘International day of Nonviolence’ by the United Nations. Fittingly, it is the birth date of Mahatma Gandhi, who is still an inspiration for nonviolent activists the world over.[...]