JRS Report: “Unprecedented displacement” in 2017

September 12, 2018

In 2017 the Jesuit Refugee Service served more than 630,000 people throughout the 52 countries in which they operate, according to their 2017 Annual Report

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Palestinian refugee – ‘the light in the dark tunnel’

July 16, 2018

Iman Matawi spoke with Pat Coyle about her struggle, the recent JRS report and the bill to ban Israeli goods from occupied Palestinian territories

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Irish Jesuit in South Sudan

May 23, 2018

Tony O'Riordan SJ reports on his work and cross-cultural learning as leader of the Jesuit Refugee Service team in Maban, South Sudan

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Would you help a refugee?

February 7, 2018

Students of Crescent College SJ won first prize at the BT Young Scientist awards for their study into bias for or against refugees and migrants in moral decision making

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Funeral Mass of Peter Sutherland

January 11, 2018

Noel Barber SJ was a close of friend of Peter Sutherland and his family. He spoke warmly of him in his homily at the funeral Mass of the loyal Gonzaga...

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Refugees real teachers of leadership skills

September 13, 2017

Joe Greenan, Human Resources Director of the Irish Jesuit Province, learnt some hard lessons about leadership on a recent visit to a refugee camp in Lebanon

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The beatitudes – more than ever!

February 3, 2017

After Obama's election eight years ago, Donal Godfrey SJ, an Irish Jesuit living in Chicago, wrote a reflection of hope for this website. His homily last Sunday was very different

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Refugees: Ireland must do more

May 25, 2016

The May 2016 issue of Working Notes laments the response right across Europe, including in Ireland, to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

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JRS maintains pressure on new Government

May 24, 2016

The Jesuit Refugee Service draws further attention to government's failure to implement recommendations for caring for refugees. President Michael D. Higgins has also expressed concern over this negligence.

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Easter eggs for refugee families

April 13, 2016

This Easter JRS Ireland provided Easter eggs, arts and craft activities, day trips, and inter-cultural events for refugee families living in Direct Provision.

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