Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace
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Fr. Kazuyoshi Ohkura         General Secretary


Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace

2-10-10 shiomi  Koto-ku  Tokyo Japan 135-8585

Tel: 03-5632-4444/ fax:03-563 2-7920

E-mail: jccjp@cbcj.catholic.jp

Click and access to the “Goodbye to Nuclear Power Plants” Rally

Petition for the Realization of Denuclearization and a Society Focused on Natural Energy

The leaflet "Nuclear Power is Not the Solution to Global Warming !!  It is the worst choice for Earth's life environment " has been published from National Christian Council.

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recent event

Subcommittee of  Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace Atoms Free For Peace visited Ikata nuclear power plant in Shikoku May 15, 2016

  Standing Committee  Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan released a statement to protest the Steamrolling of the Special Secrets Bill. (December 7, 2013)

          We, the Standing Committee of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan, religious leaders who respect the basic principles of the Constitution of Japan and seek a free and peaceful society where human dignity is protected, strongly protest the steamrolling of the Special Secrets Bill on November 26 in the Lower House and on December 6 in the Upper House of the Diet.. click here to read all 

Annual National Meeting Tokyo  (Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2014)

                                                                   by Ludo Goossens, CICM

The Annual National Meeting of the Japan Catholic J&P Council proper was opened at the YMCA Asia Youth Center in central Tokyo. Members of the Council’s committees and working groups, J&P representatives of the dioceses and of the religious congregations had arrived from all over the country totaling 59 participants (five more than in 2013)  click here to read all

Bp. Taiji Katsuya

Chair person

Pax Christi International is launching a worldwide campaign, “Encountering Peace”, to express solidarity with the people of Syria  


Statement  in Japanese translated version  :

pax ci lento 2014.pdf

Annual National Meeting Tokyo  (Feb. 13-15, 2015)

                                                                   by Ludo Goossens, CICM

The meeting began with an open lecture Friday night in the Nicola Bare Hall on the 9th floor of the Sisters of the Little Jesus convent in Yotsuya, Tokyo. Guest speaker was Mrs. Takasato Suzuyo (75) who did consultation work for women in Tokyo and for housewives in Naha, where she also was a city councilor for 15 years. Now she is the representative of the Okinawa Support Center for the Raped and of the Women’s Action Group Opposing Bases and the Military. She spoke during two hours and a half on “Lending one’s heart to the will of the Okinawa people after the governor’s election”.click here to read all
  The Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace protests the steamrolling of security bills through the Special Committee on Legislation for the Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community of the House of Representatives. (July 15, 2015)  click here to read all 

Statement of Protest  We, the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace, strongly protest the steamrolling of security bills through the plenary session of the House of Councilors on September 19, 2015, and demand a withdrawal of the bills.

(Sep 19, 2015)   click here to read all 

  The Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace ’s Section for the Abolition of Capital Punishment releases a statement  Appeal for the Abolition of Death Penalty on the occasion of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit (May 26-27, 2016) (May24,2016)

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