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Unleashing the Spirit of communal discernment

Fr Michael Smith SJ, International Education Officer for JRS, speaks with Pat Coyle about the dynamic process of communal discernment in its historical and contemporary context

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Irish Jesuit in South Sudan

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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A safe space for asylum seekers

There's been a very positive response from asylum seekers to Seomra Fáilte, a multi-purpose resource centre where they can adapt to their new surroundings

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A light of hope in Aleppo

The Jesuits in Aleppo are bringing food and comfort to the people who are still suffering dreadfully

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Serving need not creed

Michael Zammit SJ recently met the Jesuit Refugee staff who cook meals for eight thousand people every day, in Aleppo, Syria.

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Refugees: Ireland must do more

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

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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‘Make Ireland safe haven for migrants’ says JRS

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to intensify efforts to bring 4,000 persons in need of protection to Ireland and make the country a safe haven for migrants.

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