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Justice, Peace & Caritas


Justice, Peace and Caritas

Ms. pauline Wakibiru Administrative Secretary
Pauline Wakibiru Administrative Secretary Justice, Peace and Caritas

Sr. Tabitha Wambui Justice, Peace and Caritas Programmes Officer
Sr. Tabitha Wambui Programmes Officer Justice, Peace and      Caritas

Promotes Justice and Peace in society and in the Church and works towards a change of unjust structures as part of the evangelising mission of the Church. Established in 2002, the J&P Department works towards:

  • The establishment of a network of the Justice and Peace Commissions in the AMECEA region and the formation of a Global African Justice and Peace network.

  • Capacity building and supporting the formation of new Justice and Peace Commissions where they do not exist yet.

  • Formation programs on Justice and Peace and Social Teaching on the Church, in order to create awareness on these issues and foster a commitment.

  • Building a culture of peace and working towards the resolution of conflicts in the region.

  • Developing and fostering a Spirituality of Justice and Peace.

  • Fostering the commitment of the Church and Christians to live the preferential option for the poor.

  • Lobbying Regional and International Organizations, to make the voice of the Church heard on issues influencing the life of the people in the AMECEA region.

  • Networking and supporting the JP Commissions and dioceses working with Refugees.

  • Formation of Pastoral Agents working with Refugees.

  • Giving information on and analyzing issues related to Justice and Peace affecting the region.