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14 Jan, 2019

Fr David Holdcroft SJ, the Professional and Post-Secondary Education Specialist at JRS, is leading the Pathfinder initiative, a programme enable refugees to reach their educational and professional potential.

A young woman studies in Chad (Sergi Camara)
10 Jan, 2019

Every Tuesday the JRS Frans van der Lugt Centre in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon hosts a cooking session with Chef Dalal, a Syrian refugee from Aleppo famous for her delicious cooking.

Women prepare food at the FVDL centre cooking session
03 Jan, 2019

Children’s testimonies from HOPE, one of six Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) supported by JRS in Cox’s Bazar, the world’s largest refugee settlement.

Rohingya children engaged in learning activities at one of the JRS Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) in Cox’s Bazar.
28 Dec, 2018

2018 has not been easy for refugees. Pope Francis’s invitation to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate forcibly displaced people has fallen on deaf ears in many places, including parts of the Catholic Church. Yet there is hope.

A girl welcomes Tom with flowers in Bamyam, Afghanistan. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
20 Dec, 2018

Catherine works as a volunteer at a detention centre for migrants in Porto, Portugal. Her work involves providing psychosocial support, walking side by side with migrants, providing empathy and companionship in circumstances that are stressful and difficult.

A photo of some of the art Catherine has made with detainees
14 Dec, 2018

The Jesuit Refugee Service sat down with Fr Conrado Zepeda Miramontes SJ, the analysis coordinator for the Jesuit Service for Migrants (SJM) and the Jesuit Refugee Service JRS Mexico to get his insight on the current migrant situation.

Migrants at the border between Tijuana and San Diego. The border fence is painted with the word "paz" which is Spanish for peace. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
07 Dec, 2018

JRS International Director’s Statement Urging Support for the Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration

United Nations General Assembly
06 Dec, 2018

Khudeda thought he would never see his family again after surviving the Yazidi genocide. Now that he has been reunited with his daughter Magina, he promises not to lose hope again. This Christmas nurture a brighter future for refugees.

30 Nov, 2018

New initiatives from the Angolan State are having a huge impact on refugees and migrants. JRS Angola is working hard to support the affected community.

Refugee camp in Luvua, Lunda Norte, Angola.