JRS: A commitment to reconciliation, justice and a shared identity

JRS: A commitment to reconciliation, justice and a shared identity

Central to JRS’s mission is reconciliation - among people, with the environment, and with God. JRS operates globally as an apostolate of the Society of Jesus, grounded in its universal charism of reconciliation and justice. It embodies the Society’s mission to promote...

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Finding hope, responding with love

Finding hope, responding with love

In a world marked by geopolitical turmoil, war and economic instability, many people have been forced into situations of forced displacement. The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) has been at the forefront of providing hope and support to those most in need.

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One Shared Humanity – Manifesto

One Shared Humanity – Manifesto

As global challenges increase, so does the urgency to overcome the destructive feelings that separate us and fuel hatred towards the “other”. This World Refugee Day we join JRS and other partners in urging everyone to go beyond labels and recognise the humanity we share.

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For those fleeing their own countries – The Pope Video

For those fleeing their own countries – The Pope Video

Let us pray that migrants fleeing from war or hunger, forced to undertake journeys fraught with danger and violence, may find welcome and new living opportunities in their host countries.

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Jesuits served more than 100.000 Ukrainian refugees since the war started

Jesuits served more than 100.000 Ukrainian refugees since the war started

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Journeying with Jesus and forcibly displaced people

Journeying with Jesus and forcibly displaced people

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“I emigrated to save my life!”

“I emigrated to save my life!”

“Every Woman Counts” is a project run by the Jesuit Service to Migrants and Refugees, Brazil to integrate refugee women into the job market via training courses and professional qualifications.

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Malawi: First stop of Father General’s visit to the Southern Africa Province

Malawi: First stop of Father General’s visit to the Southern Africa Province

Father General commences his visit in Malawi, a country known for its warm hospitality and breathtaking scenery. Just of the plane, the beginning of his five-country tour brought him to Kasungu, a two-hour trip from Lilongwe the capital.

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An American in Beirut – A personal testimony by Michael Petro, SJ

An American in Beirut – A personal testimony by Michael Petro, SJ

Michael Petro is a Jesuit scholastic from the Eastern Province of the United States (USA East). He is 28 years old. Born in Boston. He tells us about his journey, in which he identifies the Lord’s call to commit himself to the apostolate with migrants.

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Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay – 109th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay – 109th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

World Day of Migrants and Refugees. The Church has been celebrating this day since 1914. It is always an occasion for her to express her concern for various vulnerable people, who have had to leave their homes for one reason or another...

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JRS nurtures the potential of young talent among refugees

JRS nurtures the potential of young talent among refugees

Gender-responsive education programmes that address gender barriers to education.

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Become a Peace Artisan – World Refugee Day 2023

Become a Peace Artisan – World Refugee Day 2023

In a world often fragmented by conflicts and divisions, people forced to flee their homes are among those paying the highest price. On this World Refugee Day, become a Peace Artisan and take concrete actions to create a peaceful future for everyone.

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