Refugees

JRS prioritises protection of refugees during pandemic

April 14, 2021

Eugene Quinn, National Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Ireland, reports on the latest local, regional and global JRS responses to Covid-19

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Forty years of service

November 13, 2020

The Jesuit Refugee Service marks 40 years of accompanying, serving, and advocating for asylum seekers, refugees, and the forcibly displaced

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‘Forced like Jesus Christ to flee’

September 24, 2020

The theme which Pope Francis has chosen for this year's World Day of Migrants and Refugees, on Sunday 27 September, is 'Forced like Jesus Christ to flee'

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Covid-19 emergency appeal

September 16, 2020

Restrictions on movement imposed to prevent Covid-19 spreading in African countries have had a catastrophic impact on vulnerable communities according to Irish Jesuit Missions

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

July 22, 2020

In a new video, Pope Francis urges us to an attentive and humble listening ahead of World Day of Migrants and Refugees on 27 September

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Call for Ireland to do more for refugee resettlement

September 20, 2019

Jesuit Refugee Service joins migrant advocacy coalition to call on Ireland to do more for resettlement

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Still hope for Europe

May 29, 2019

JRS Ireland declare their satisfaction that European citizens have repudiated an anti-migrant version of Europe

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JRS launch campaign for EU elections

April 10, 2019

The JRS has launched #ThePowerofVote campaign to urge EU Parliament voters to remember the rights of refugees

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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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