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About the Justice and Peace Commission

The Vietnam Committee for Justice and Peace (UBCLHBVN) is an organization of the Vietnamese Bishops' Conference established during the 11th Congress in Ho Chi Minh City, October 2010, to promote justice and peace. peace in Vietnam according to the general direction of the global Catholic Church.

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Established history

The Vietnam Commission for Justice and Peace is an organization directly under the Vietnam Bishops' Conference (VNCCB) and was established during the 11th Congress, from October 4-8, 2010.

Role - Mission

The Commission has the main task of promoting justice and peace in Vietnamese society, in light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the social teaching of the Catholic Church.

Operation Direction

The Commission works jointly with the Holy See's Dicastery for Integral Human Development in the field of justice and peace, but adapts to the Vietnamese social situation.

For those serving

Towards Vietnamese Catholics, helping them to develop their whole being through learning and living according to the example of Christ and the social teachings of the Catholic Church.


Study the Bible and deepen the Church's social teaching through courses; Respect and patience in dialogue in the face of challenges to justice and peace.

God's Word Inspires

The verse of the Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew: "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied" (Mt 5:6) is chosen as a guideline for the activities of the Committee.

The Patronage

Commission to receive cardinals. Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan - Venerable One of the Universal Church, Former President of the Justice and Peace Council at the Vatican, as patron.


This logo combines the two words Justice (justice, justice) and Peace (Peace) to illustrate. When the logo is rotated horizontally, the image of the balance of justice will appear.

Organizational structure of the Justice and Peace Commission

The Justice and Peace Commission is composed of a Bishop, Chairman, one or more Executive Secretaries, Heads of Committees in each diocese and consecrated community, professional committees, and volunteers, collaborators. pellets.

Committee Chairman

Bishop Joseph Nguyen Duc Cuong - Bishop of Thanh Hoa diocese

Former Chairman of the Committee

Bishop Paul Nguyen Thai Hop - Bishop of Ha Tinh diocese


Prefects of Justice and Peace in dioceses and religious orders


Father Joseph M. Le Quoc Thang - Former Secretary General


Consisting of lay people who have a spirit of learning Catholic social teaching and building just fraternity


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