Further Resources


Image: Justice and Peace Sunday, 8th January, 2017


08/01/2017
Letter to all parishes from Bishop Nolan.

 

In his letter to parishes, Bishop William Nolan of Galloway, President of the Justice and Commission, reflects on the need for peace in our world.

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Image: Migrants and refugees at the heart of Pope's new 'Motu Proprio'


02/09/2016
Pope Francis has created a new Dicastery to better minister to the needs of the men and women the Church is called to serve. The new “Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development” was instituted in a Motu Proprio published on Wednesday in the Osservatore Romano. The dicastery will come into effect as from 1 January 2017 and will be especially “competent in issues regarding migrants, those in need, the sick, the excluded and marginalized, the imprisoned and the unemployed, as well as victims of armed conflict, natural disasters, and all forms of slavery and torture”. (Vatican Radio)

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Image: Bishop Nolan's Letter 2016


02/01/2016


Image: Resources for the Day of Prayer for Peace


22/12/2015
Bishop Nolan’s letter is the primary resource for the day. A copy has been posted to every parish in Scotland and is available to download here from 2 January. Please try to ensure that it is read out in your parish. It represents the Scottish contribution to the universal Church’s message. Resources are available for use in the parish

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02/01/2015
The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

Every year on the Feast of the Epiphany a letter from the Bishop President of Justice and Peace is read out at every Mass.

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Image: J&P Magazine: December Editorial References


28/12/2014
Jerry Bowyer’s article on Scrooge and Malthus makes the point that Scrooge isn’t even a very good capitalist. The same point has been made in George Orwell’s wonderful essay

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Image: Bidding Prayers


15/12/2014
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 4th January 2015 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace    


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Image: J&P Europe: Protecting Human Dignity at a Time of Economic Crisis


27/10/2014
Final Statement of the International Workshop of Justice and Peace Europe, October 2014
‘Representatives of 22 European Justice and Peace Commissions, met in Greece for an International Workshop on theme of Human Dignity and Economic Crisis. In Greece the impact of the crisis has been particularly stark and visible, with people taking to the streets to protest about the widespread unemployment and its consequences. We have come here to reflect on the threats to, and offences against, human dignity that have emerged, and learn about models of good practice for the protection of human dignity…

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Image: Report of the 2014 English and Welsh J&P Conference


14/10/2014
Report of the 2014 English and Welsh Conference by Grace Buckley

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Image: Report of the 2014 European Justice and Peace Conference


14/10/2014
Report of the 2014 European Justice and Peace Conference by Grace Buckley

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Image: Bishop Moran's message for Justice and Peace Sunday 2014


02/01/2014
The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

Every year on the Feast of the Epiphany a letter from the Bishop President of Justice and Peace is read out at every Mass.

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Image: Bidding Prayers


10/12/2013
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 5th January 2014 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace

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Image: Report on Social Justice Conference


17/06/2013
Here is an account of the proceedings of the joint Social Justice Conference on the theme Towards a Just Economic Order: Challenges of Catholic Social Teaching, held in St Augustine’s School, Edinburgh, on Friday 12 April and Saturday 13 April. For those who were able to attend, it will be a full reminder of the content, although no substitute for the experience. For those unable to attend, it will be a fund of learning as well as a source of reflection. Thanks again to all who made it possible.

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Image: Bishop Moran's message for Justice and Peace Sunday


05/01/2013
The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord
Every year on the Feast of the Epiphany a letter from the Bishop President of Justice and Peace is read out at every Mass

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Image: Resources for Justice and Peace Sunday - Feast of the Epiphany, 6 January, 2013


29/12/2012
The Bishops of Scotland invite us to make today a day of prayer for Justice and Peace and to reflect on the theme Pope Benedict has chosen for the annual World Peace Day, taking up one of the Beatitudes: ‘Blessed are the Peacemakers’.

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Image: Bishop Moran's Justice & Peace Letter for Epiphany Sunday 2012


07/01/2012
To be read at all Masses Feast of the Epiphany 2012 Sunday 8th January
Bishop Moran's letter

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29/12/2011
A copy of the Justice and Peace Sunday Letter from our President, Bishop Moran, has been sent to every parish to be read out. Please ask your parish priest to publicise the Justice and Peace Commission and its work by reading the letter at Mass. The letter will be posted on the website nearer the date of the feast.

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Image: Review into ending the Detention of Children for Immigration Purposes


28/07/2010
Submission from the Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Church in Scotland. June 2010

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Image: Justice & Peace Scotland Annual Report 2009-2010


24/06/2010


Image: General Election 2010: Online Resources


22/04/2010
General Election 2010: Online Resources

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Image: Justice & Peace Scotland Handbook


21/05/2009


Image: Justice and Peace briefing on Gaza


07/01/2009


Image: Justice and Peace Scotland Priorities Statement


25/05/2006


Image: Leaflet: A Just Cause for a Fairer World


08/01/2006
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 8th January 2006 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace.

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Image: Bidding Prayers


08/01/2006
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 8th January 2006 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace

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Image: Article for Parish Bulletins


08/01/2006
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 8th January 2006 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace.

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Image: Insert for Parish Bulletins


08/01/2006
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 8th January 2006 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace.

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Image: Message from Bishop Peter Moran


08/01/2006
Material for The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated in Scotland on 8th January 2006 and designated by the Bishops' Conference as a day of prayer for justice and peace.

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