Welcome to ICCPPC

To bring the worldwide Church a greater awareness and sensitivity to the problems of people in prison, the Commission stimulates the creation and encourages the growth of Catholic prison chaplaincies all over the world.

Together with the respective Episcopal Conference and the local Ordinary it offers the needed support. As an NGO with "Special Consultative Status" the ICCPPC send representatives to the United Nations.
There are also contacts to other movements and organisations who minister to people in prison.

Würzburg 2023

From 8-9 May 2023, a meeting of Catholic prison chaplains from Europe took place in Würzburg, Germany.

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Vienna 2023

In Vienna, the United Nations has an office for combating drugs and crime. It is the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

To this office belongs the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ). Once a year, this commission invites the member states and members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to a meeting in Vienna.

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