International Commission of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care (ICCPPC)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Post Box 13049, 3507 LA Utrecht
Country: Netherlands
Region: Europe
UN Languages: English, Spanish, French, Spanish
Other languages:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human rights, rule of law, health and migration'
Short description:
The fundamental objectives of the Commission are:
● to awaken and encourage within the worldwide church and society a greater awareness of and to the exercise of prison pastoral care.
● to animate the respective Episcopal Conferences and the local ordinary to establish and further prison pastoral care, which is the mission of the church, offering the best support.
● to organise ongoing training courses, study, current information and meetings for prison pastoral agents and for the members for the Commission.
● to promote the humanisation, revision and reform of the prison system throughout the world.
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