21st September 2022
A future with migrants and refugees: a challenge and a hope
To a society that is becoming increasingly hostile to those in need of sanctuary, Pope Francis’ message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees on 25 September 2022 is strikingly countercultural.
11th June 2021
Being human in the asylum system
Sarah Teather shares the experiences of some of JRS UK’s refugee friends and asks us to imagine what an asylum system that has people at its centre would look like.
26th December 2020
Standing firm in faith
The account of the flight into Egypt, which is read to us on the feast of the Holy Innocents on 28 December, is one that rings all too true with the refugee friends that are accompanied by the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
29th April 2020
Living in a time out of shape
What does it mean to spend time well, and how might our collective experience of the current restrictions affect the way we impose them on others in future?
14th June 2018
From hostile environment to loving encounter
Sophie Cartwright of JRS calls for a radically alternative approach to immigration that seeks to engage with rather than control people.
3rd September 2015
Raising a generation for peace in Syria
The Syrian people are living through a ‘crisis of humanity’. Fr Ziad Hilal SJ shared his personal experience of life in Homs and described the work of JRS in Syria.
19th June 2014
Nadim shares his motivations for leaving his country and family, his experience of the journey he made to find safety in the UK and the challenges of destitution.
16th June 2014
From hostility to hospitality: Refugee Week 2014
Louise Zanre describes how JRS projects are attempting to give a voice to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in public discourse about immigration.
5th February 2014
Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ
Michael Campbell-Johnston SJ remembers a much-loved General of the Society of Jesus, the founder of JRS and 'the founder of the modern Society’, who died on 5 Feb 1991.
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