In 2021, amidst new and existing humanitarian crises and through a global pandemic, JRS provided 999,518 people in 57 countries with the means to thrive. JRS’s 2021 Annual Report reminds us that when united as one, an ever wider ‘we’ is always possible.
Situations of displacement are too often forgotten, refugee voices silenced. We must not forget our forcibly displaced brothers and sisters.
On World Refugee Day – and everyday – we offer a prayer for our forcibly displaced brothers and sisters, too often forgotten.
In Douala, Cameroon, JRS is fostering IDP women’s social inclusion by offering accommodation and training to the most vulnerable.
As millions are forced to flee, Jesuit Refugee Service continues to accompany the displaced and to monitor the situation in Ukraine.
We have a collective responsibility to provide refugee students with access to post-secondary education and training opportunities.
JRS joins Pope Francis in his prayer for Ukraine: may violence cease and may the people displaced by conflict find safety and hope.
May these reflections help us break through the walls that separate us so that we can become one humanity embraced by Christ.
The crisis in Myanmar continues to displace hundreds of thousands of people. We join Pope Francis in praying for those who are displaced and for peace to come to Myanmar and its people.