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.

2020 Season of Creation

This newish season in the Church’s year runs from 01 September (creation Day) through to 04 October (feast of St Francis).

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Join with people around the world praying and taking action to raise awareness of and campaigning for action about Climate Change and its devastating consequences for the poorest communities of our planet.

See the season of creation website for details of events that you could join with and ideas for events that you could organise yourself     Season of Creation Website

Or find out about CAFOD’s creation day celebration resources    CAFOD creation day resources

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Upcoming events

Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Commission Meeting @ Online Zoom meeting
Commission Meeting @ Online Zoom meeting
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Commission Meeting @ Online Zoom meeting
This is a regular meeting of the Commission where we review our projects and try to discern how the signs of the times should influence how we spend our time and money resources. This will[...]
10:00 am Issue Action Group: Peace & nonv...
Issue Action Group: Peace & nonv...
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Issue Action Group: Peace & nonviolence
A meeting to progress ideas for action in relation to peace and nonviolence – one of the Commission’s priorities. We already have some ideas!  However, we need to review these in the light of the[...]
2:00 pm What is Climate Justice
What is Climate Justice
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
What is Climate Justice
This online discussion has been organised by SCIAF – but they won’t mind if a few Yorkshire people join in as well! You will hear directly from SCIAF’s partners in Zambia, Caritas Kabwe, about how[...]