About the Peace and Justice Commission

"As I have loved you, so you also should love one another." John 13:34 

Rooted in Christ, the Peace and Justice Commission advises and collaborates with the Bishop of Arlington in promoting a diocesan commitment to peace, justice and the dignity of every human person in accordance with the principles of Catholic social teaching. It does this through evangelization, formation and advocacy. Learn more about the Commission.

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View the video of the 2023 Peace and Justice Conference and learn how to help stop this assault on human dignity.

Glorify God. Protect his creation. 

What is Laudato Si'?

Learn about Pope Francis' encyclical on preserving God's Creation, and why it is a fundamental part of our duty to safeguard all human life from conception until natural death. Learn how our diocese is joining with the Holy Father in this effort, and how you can be a part of it. 

See our diocesan Laudato Si' Reflection Document and First-Year Action Plan.

To be part of our diocesan effort, click on Pray, Learn and Act to Glorify God in His Creation


Father Bob Cilinski, Peace and Justice Commission Chair and priest of the Arlington Diocese, urges us that caring for God's creation is caring for life.  


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