Building the future with migrants and refugees

Building the future with migrants and refugees

Every year since 1914, on the 4th Sunday of September, the Church celebrates the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. This is an opportunity for Pope Francis to express his concern for the vulnerable people who are forced...

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Finding the crucified Christ in the migrants

Finding the crucified Christ in the migrants

Finding God is one of the fundamental spiritual paths laid out by Ignatius to help everyone to discern God’s presence, to find God in all things, reaching out to a difficult and diverse, a grace-filled yet a groaning world.

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World Refugee Day 2022

World Refugee Day 2022

The theme for World Refugee Day 2022 is “Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety.” and calls for the right of every person to seek safety – whoever they are, wherever they come from and whenever they are forced to flee.

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JRS – not only one but two meetings!

JRS – not only one but two meetings!

Last week, the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) held two meetings: one for its Board of Directors, which deals mainly with financial and personnel matters; the other for the regional directors, who took the opportunity to learn...

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One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

One Proposal for Ukraine: Our Jesuit Coordinated Response

The Jesuit response to the Ukraine emergency continues to take shape, with the coordinated work of multiple countries and organizations involved in its development. We are responding in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Hungary and Slovakia...

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JRS in Athens can count on Sister Ewa

JRS in Athens can count on Sister Ewa

“What we do is a drop in the ocean, but it’s a good drop! The people we accompany don’t know much about JRS as an organisation, but they will remember our faces, they will remember the people.”

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JRS volunteers in Greece reveal themselves

JRS volunteers in Greece reveal themselves

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JRS-Greece – Drawing close to refugees in Athens

JRS-Greece – Drawing close to refugees in Athens

We may tend to forget it, but Greece still hosts a large number of refugees. We have heard about the terrible situation in the camps on the island of Lesbos, but many refugees are living in the heart of the city of Athens.

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Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

Jesuits on the southern frontier: at the service of the most vulnerable

The Moroccan city of Nador is located on the Mediterranean coast, just a few kilometres from the Spanish populace of Melilla. This strategic position makes Nador a key point on the migratory routes...

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Ukraine emergency:  the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

Ukraine emergency: the Jesuits’ commitment goes on

With the conflict in Ukraine continuing, the humanitarian emergency grows unabated. UNHCR reports that almost 3 million refugees have already been forced to flee...

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Jesuits welcome Ukrainian refugees

Jesuits welcome Ukrainian refugees

Both in Ukraine and in Poland, Jesuit communities and partners of the Society of Jesus are actively involved in welcoming those fleeing the war in Ukraine.

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The Society of Jesus Coordinates Support for Crisis in Ukraine

The Society of Jesus Coordinates Support for Crisis in Ukraine

The Society of Jesus in Ukraine is part of the Southern Poland Province and is present in Lviv, Kiev, Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi. With 12 Jesuits in the country...

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