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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September 2020 -published 09/09/20

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Upcoming events

Upcoming Events

7:30 pm J&P Issue Action Group: Peace & ...
J&P Issue Action Group: Peace & ...
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
J&P 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 Season of Creation Webinar: A Ju...
Season of Creation Webinar: A Ju...
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Season of Creation Webinar: A Just Transition: European Nations’ Responsibility to their People and to the World
This webinar is another that has been organised by the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) The webinar will explore how the coronavirus crisis and the environmental crisis are related in Europe, and how regional approaches[...]
12:00 pm 75 years is enough – Leeds campa...
75 years is enough – Leeds campa...
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
75 years is enough - Leeds campaigners to form giant peace sign
This event is being organised by Yorkshire CND. They say: photo courtesy of Yorkshire CND – from a similar event held in Bradford     In Leeds at 12 noon on 26th September, we are calling[...]
11:00 am Christian CND Conference and AGM
Christian CND Conference and AGM
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christian CND Conference and AGM
Join the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament for its 2020 Conference. As the world continues to come to terms with the Covid-19 crisis, it has illustrated the need to prioritise public spending on socially productive[...]