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Ordinary Meeting of the CBCK Committee for Justice & Peace

 

The CBCK Committee for Justice & Peace (President: Matthias Ri Iong-hoon, Bishop of Suwon) held its semiannual ordinary meeting at the Conference Hall of the CCK on April 9, 2014.

 

The Committee decided that it will regularly issue a “Message for May Day”, first announced at the “Mass for the dismissed workers of SSangyong Motors and all the workers of this land” which was celebrated at the Franciscan Education Center on April 29, 2013. The Committee also decided that it will call on workers, the government, and the whole civic society for patience, compromise, and sincere dialogue to overcome social conflicts all together.

 

At the beginning of the meeting the participants attended a lecture on “Controversy on Pro-North Korea Groups and the Crisis of Democracy” given by Dr. Lee Ho-joong, Professor of Sogang Law School. After the lecture the participants agreed upon continuous concern and effort for the renewal of organizations of civil authorities including National Intelligence Service.

 

The Committee showed its grave concern for the severe infringement upon human rights committed by civil authorities through the excessive exercise of their power, after they listened to the report that a priest, a sister, and a lay person were arrested on April 7, 2014 because they joined a demonstration against the illegal construction of a naval base near Gangjeong village in Jeju Island. The Committee also reaffirmed its denunciation of illegal meddling in elections by the government last year.

 

No. Subject Date Views
734 The CBCK Committee for Social Communications, a Seminar on “Family and Media.” 2015.08.07 7031
733 A Seminar on “the Pastoral Care for the Sacramental Life of the Divorced and Remarried” 2015.08.07 5801
732 The Catholic Pastoral Institute of Korea published Life and the Family 2015.08.07 5790
731 Statistics of the Catholic Church in Korea 2014 2015.05.11 9702
730 Seminar for Evaluating “A Project for a New Life” 2015.05.04 9884
729 Statement on the Occasion of the First Memorial Day of the Sewol Ferry Disaster 2015.05.04 11003
728 Mass for Life 2015.05.04 10199
727 Revised Catechism for Catechumens of Catholic Church in Korea 2015.01.29 8772
726 A Survey on the Challenges of Catholic Church in Korea after Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Korea 2015.01.20 9440
725 2015 Pastoral Letters of Diocesan Bishops 2015.01.20 9195
724 The Workshop for SCCs and Parish Pastoral Care Held by the Catholic Pastoral Institute 2014.11.03 8037
723 The 9th Catholic Ecological Awards 2014.10.16 7875
722 The “Catholic School for Nuclear Power Phase-out” starts with 9 weeks course 2014.09.25 7695
721 The CBCK Committee on Education, Holding the 3rd Granum Seminar 2014.09.22 9687
720 On-sight Exposure Programs for Bishops 2014.08.05 10172
719 Statement on the Sewol Ferry Disaster 2014.08.05 6495
718 Concert for the Abolition of the Death Penalty: ‘Say Peace, Sing Life’ 2014.08.05 10146
717 Establishment of the Commission on Faith and Order of Korean Churches 2014.05.30 7195
716 A Message for the 124th Labor Day-Authentic Value and Dignity of Labor 2014.05.07 7371
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