Archive for November, 2015

Pope Francis welcomes JRS, supports global education initiative for refugee children and youth

19th November 2015

In a private audience with 15 refugees and friends and staff of Jesuit Refugee Service to commemorate the 35th anniversary of JRS on Saturday, 14 November, Pope Francis emphasized the importance of education for refugee children and youth as a means to build peace and foster the development of more resilient and cohesive societies.

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Pope Francis to advocate for education for refugee children and youth

13th November 2015

On Saturday, 14 November at 12pm, 15 refugees, as well as staff and friends of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), will attend a private audience with Pope Francis.

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Arrupe Place wins 2015 Community Wellbeing Award

12th November 2015

The support services at Arrupe Place for people seeking asylum living in the community have been recognized with the 2015 Community Wellbeing Award given by the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

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JRS at 35: Honoring a nun’s dedication

6th November 2015

Jesuit Refugee Service will commemorate 35 years of working alongside refugees and the displaced on Dec. 1, and present Sr. Denise Coghlan, RSM with the JRS Accompany Award.

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