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Catholic Commission for Justice & Peace


The Cardinal moral virtue which consists in the constant and firm will to give their due to God and to neighbour. (CCC 1807)


Peace is the goal of Christian living, as indicated by Jesus who said: “Blessed are the peacemakers”. (CCC 2304)


[The Christian duty] …increases the obligation to work with all men in the building of a more human world. (GS, 57)

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You can contact the CCJP by sending an email to ccjpchch@gmail.com

CCJP learn about West Papua Decolonisation struggle

Recently two CCJP members Ron & Grant recently attended a talk given by three speakers about the current situation in West Papua.

The event was organised by the United Nations Assoc. NZ (Canterbury) in association with Canterbury University & West Papua Action Canterbury, the plight of the indigenous peoples of West Papua was the subject of a Presentation and Forum Panel at the University of Canterbury.

You can read more about this presentation here

Pictured is Wensi Fatubun with the Morning Star flag.
Wensislaus is from West Papua and is a member of the Catholic Religious group: Justice, Peace, Integrity and Creation.

The Remar group from Catholic Cathedral College participated in the #Share the Journey solidarity walk. You can read about their experience here

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Annual CCJP Essay and Multimedia competition.

Click here to read the winning essays and learn more about the competition.

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