JUSTICE IN ACTIONS, MERCY IN DEEDS, PEACE WITH BRETHREN
The promotion of sustainable and integral human development through holistic empowerment approach, and enhancing effective structural transformation of the society, without any form of discrimination.
To bring the kingdom of God within the society in its entirety, liberating all people from every oppressive force that keep them under bondage, irrespective of race, creed and gender.
To promote and sustain human rights and dignity as contained in such instruments as universal declaration of human rights; the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights, and the Nigerian Constitution.
The Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) is the structure through which the Church responds to social issues affecting all men and women created in the image and likeness of God. The manner of this response is based on the Social Teachings of the Church (STC).
According to the Vatican II document, every Catholic – both Clergy and Laity – by virtue of our baptism, is commissioned to stand up for justice and peace wherever we find ourselves.
The JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE CENTER (JDPC) is on a mission to promote sustainable and integral human development through holistic empowerment approach, and enhance effective structural transformation of the society, without any form of discrimination.