"The New Evangelization calls on every baptized person to be a peacemaker."
- Pope Francis
Mission & Identity
The Committee on International Justice and Peace is staffed by the Office of International Justice and Peace, which is part of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development.
The Office assists the bishops in advancing the social mission of the Church, especially in its advocacy for policies that advance justice, defend human dignity and protect poor and vulnerable communities around the world.
Letter to Congress Regarding the Debt Ceiling
Archbishop Borys Gudziak, Bishop David J. Malloy, Mr. Sean Callahan, and Sr. Donna Markham, May 17, 2023
Letter to Congress Regarding the Trillion Trees and Natural Carbon Storage Act
Archbishop Borys Gudziak and Bishop David J. Malloy, May 16, 2023
Statement on Ongoing Religious Persecution in Nicaragua
Bishop David J. Malloy, April 20, 2023
Testimony Before U.S. House of Representatives Regarding FY 2024 State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations
Bishop David J. Malloy, April 14, 2023
Statement Marking One Year Anniversary of Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Bishop David J. Malloy, February 23, 2023
USCCB President Acknowledges Hope and Charity Amidst the Darkness Besetting the Catholic Church of Nicaragua
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, February 21, 2023
Statement: Calls for Prayer in the Wake of Earthquake in Turkey and Syria; Calls for Assistance
Bishop David J. Malloy, February 8, 2023
Backgrounder on the Ecumenical Pilgrimage of Peace to South Sudan
Backgrounder on the Pilgrimage of Peace to the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Holy Land Coordination 2023 Communiqué: Communion with the Church in Jordan and the Wider Holy Land
January 20, 2023