Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace
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Feb 21, 2017

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

November of 2016, Association of Major Superiors of Religious Institutes for Women in Japan visited Takae in Okinawa Island  against the Construction of US Military Helipads.

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

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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Forcible Resumption of the Construction of US Military Helipads in the Northern Training Area near the Village of Higashi, Okinawa is a Human Rights Violation

We, the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace,  believe that these successive incidents are grave human rights violations because they terrify local residents and unfairly infringe upon their freedom of assembly, association and expression which are the rights guaranteed to the nation by the Constitution of Japan. (July 28, 2016) click here to read all 

  The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan issued a statement ; On the Abolition of Nuclear Power Generation: A Call by the Catholic Church in Japan Five and a Half Years after the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster

A Message from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan to All the People of Earth, Our Common Home  (Nov 11,2016 )  click here to read all 

Joint Declaration of Advocates of Interfaith Demand of Immediate release of Hiroji Yamashiro (February 16, 2017)

Prolonged detention of Hiroji Yamashiro, chairperson of Okinawa Peace Movement Center, has reached over three months since his arrest on October 17th, 2016. He was arrested, due to his protest against the U.S. military base construction in Okinawa.                                                                               click here to read all