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A young boy studies at the Kakuma Safe Haven in Kenya where a group of about 50 children were rescued in August before they were taken by traffickers

A young boy studies at the Kakuma Safe Haven in Kenya where a group of about 50 children were rescued in August before they were taken by traffickers

JRS: education is protection against human trafficking

08/02/2016 06:00

February 8 is the feast day of St Josephine Bakita, a Sudanese woman who was sold into slavery, abused and later freed.It is is also an opportunity to remember and pray for the many victims of modern day slavery and for those who work to combat this “scourge of humanity.” 

 

Jesuit Refugee Service tertiary school education programme in Chad

Jesuit Refugee Service tertiary school education programme in Chad

Fr James Martin: 'Mercy in Motion' helps mercy go global

02/02/2016 15:05

Best-selling author and 'editor at large' of America Magazine, Father James Martin, spent two years working with refugees in East Africa. He lends his whole-hearted support to JRS's  'Mercy in Motion Campaign' and its contribution to the Holy Year of Mercy.

A refugee from Darfour attends a JRS-run class in Sudan

A refugee from Darfour attends a JRS-run class in Sudan

JRS joins Jubilee of Mercy with "Mercy in Motion"

11/12/2015 12:00

As a concrete sign of commitment to the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Jesuit Refugee Service – JRS – has launched an ambitious advocacy and fundraising campaign.

A French family offers hospitality to refugees

A French family offers hospitality to refugees

Welcoming refugees the JRS way

08/10/2015 18:38

Jesuit Refugee Service Europe's “Communities of Hospitality” project offers advice and guidelines for a positive welcome experience for families and refugees.

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Syrian refugees walk across a field in Macedonia

Syrian refugees walk across a field in Macedonia

JRS: Europe must install safe and legal access to refugees

31/08/2015 16:09

The European Union has announced emergency talks on 14 September to deal with the escalating refugee and forced migration crisis.Jesuit Refugee Service Europe Director, Father Jean-Marie Carriere SJ says his organization welcomes the high-level talks.

 

Indian Jesuit priest, Father Alexis Prem Kumar (C), in the Indian capital New Delhi, 22 Feb., 2015, soon after his release from captivity in Afghanist

Indian Jesuit priest, Father Alexis Prem Kumar (C), in the Indian capital New Delhi, 22 Feb., 2015, soon after his release from captivity in Afghanistan.

Jesuit Refugee Service, South Asia

13/08/2015 15:30

Indian Jesuit priest Fr. Prem Kumar, who was abducted for over 8 months in Afghanistan, talks about the Jesuit Refugee Service in South Asia, particularly Afghanistan. 

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