Lilian Japan

       CJPC Director

       Rev. Fr. Gabriel Dohlan

       CJPC Asst. Director

ABOUT CJPC | Launch of Lenten Campaign in Mombasa Archdiocese

The Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (CJPC) was established in 1988 as the executive arm of the Kenya  Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) on matters of peace and justice. The CJPC works to fulfil one of KCCB objectives, that is, to promote justice and challenge oppressive structures in society. CJPC’s broad mandate is to sensitise individuals, communities, and the whole nation on justice, peace and reconciliation issues and their respective roles and duties in addressing peace development, evangelization, governance, human advancement and human rights.

Some programmes that CJPC undertakes include;

}  Governance And Democracy

}  Peace Building and Conflict Resolution.

}  Lenten Campaign.

}  Transformative Civic Education

 

Objectives

}  The objectives of the Justice and Peace Commission as set out in the CATHOLIC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION Pastoral Letter of 1988 are:

1.       To work for the eradication of injustice wherever it is seen to exist, by

a)      Analysing the situation in the light of the Gospel.

b)      Planning relevant steps and action in order to contribute to their solutions.

c)       Issuing official communiqués as to the stand of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

2.       Advice, encourage and support the diocesan CJPC and other groups involved in justice and peace issues.

3.       To cooperate with other institutions, churches and people in the spirit of Christian Unity.

4.       To approve the contents of formation on programmes and Lenten campaign.

5.       To discuss and make decisions on publications of the social teachings of the Church in order to make them available in simple format and language

Website Links:

www.cjpckenya.org

www.kccb.or.ke

Email:

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Location: Secretariat Offices, Holy Ghost Cathedral

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Our Vision & Mission

With our Lord and Savior Jesus as our guide and inspiration we strive to create a just, loving and caring society that recognizes the dignity of the human person from the moment of conception to natural death.

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HISTORY OF THE ARCHDIOCESE

 The evangelization of the Kenyan – Tanganyika coast started from Zanzibar in 1889, through the initiative of Msgr. Armand Maupont, Bishop of St. Denis on the island of Reunion, in the Southern waters of the Indian Ocean, which was entrusted to the Holy Ghost Fathers.

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P.O BOX 84425 - 80100
Mombasa Kenya

(+254) 0412311526

www.mombasacatholic.org