Jesuit Refugee Service Malta

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Solidarity for refugees
24/11/2014: Solidarity for refugees

On the occasion of Pope Francis's speech before the European Parliament, JRS issues a call to solidarity between people and countries in Europe.
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Hope Wristbands
13/11/2014: Hope Wristbands

JRS Malta launches the Hope-Wristband Campaign. Young people will be invited to wear a Hope-Wristband and donate an identical wristband to someone who is in detention.
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A taste of Syria
27/10/2014: A taste of Syria

Syrian fundraising dinner in aid of JRS on Thursday 20th November
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Rescued: What Next?
08/10/2014: Rescued: What Next?

In partnership with the JRS Italy in Catania (known locally as Centro Astalli), JRS Europe has launched an investigation to examine how forced migrants live in Sicily. It is not focused on numbers, bu...
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The Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta seeks to accompany, serve and defend the rights of asylum seekers and forcibly displaced persons who arrive in Malta. Each arrival's story bears witness to traumatised, disrupted pasts but also to a remarkable will to survive against all odds.
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Our missionOur mission

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.
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Our founderOur founder

Fr. Pedro Arrupe founded the Jesuit Refugee Service on the 14th of November 1980, in response to the human tragedy of refugees.
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The Message

Serve, accompany, advocate: the three words are the programme of work for Jesuits and their collaborators. Serve To serve means to welcome people who arrive here with care; it means to bend down to one in need and to extend your hand to him, wi...
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