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Jesuit response to refugee crisis

Across Europe and in Ireland the Jesuit Refugee Service is working, through advocacy, accompaniment and humanitarian aid, to address the current refugee crisis.

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Pass the bill, urges JRS

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to honour the promise of fundamental reform of the asylum seeking process.

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Still Living in Limbo

As hundreds of asylum seekers granted status remain living in limbo this World Refugee Day, JRS calls for funding and support to help them transition to life outside Direct Provision.

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Doing all one can

Fr Bernard Arputhasamy SJ, who is getting medical treatment in Ireland at present, is the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in Jordan. The work is never-ending, and one has to get used to failing, to having to say sorry.

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“My brother” – his killer

"My brother": the last two words of Fr Frans van der Lugt SJ, spoken to his killer who shot him twice at point-blank range. Irish Jesuit Missions Office have made a moving video to commemorate this courageous Jesuit.

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JRS Intercultural and Interfaith calendar 2015

Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland's 2015 Intercultural & Interfaith Calendar is now on sale. It's designed for anyone wishing to celebrate and raise awareness of diversity in Ireland. Proceeds go towards JRS projects in Ireland.

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Do they know it’s Christmas in Maban?

John K. Guiney SJ, director of the Mission Office, has returned from South Sudan with a grim question: ‘Do they know it’s Christmas in Maban, South Sudan?’: “Christmas is coming fast and Dublin is full of bling and decoration. I am just back from Maban, a refugee camp in South Sudan where two Spanish Jesuits Pau and Alvaro lead the ...

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Help for East Africa

John K.Guiney, Director of the Mission Office, left Dublin on 4 October to visit the East Africa Province and confer with the outgoing Provincial, Fr. Orobator, and the incoming Provincial, Fr. Afulo. The changeover will occur on 3 December. John (pictured here with Fr Orobator) will move on to visit Richard O’Dwyer in Rumbek, Southern Sudan, then on to Maban ...

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Jesuit Refugee Service

Address 20 Upper Gardiner Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: +353 1 814 8644 Fax: +353 1 873 6480 Website: http://www.jrs.ie Map About The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic non-governmental organisation, founded in 1980. Its mission is to accompany, advocate and serve the cause of refugees and forcibly displaced persons worldwide. JRS operates at national and regional levels, ...

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