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muslims and christians unite to build bridges not walls

Joint interfaith statement: Muslims and Christians unite to call for bridges not walls

21st February 2017

Any attempt to reject refugees on the basis of their religion is contrary to Christian and Muslim values of human dignity, care for the weakest in society, and of religious liberty.

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volunteer Marthe assisting with JRS's food bank program

Marthe’s journey to volunteering for JRS

9th February 2017

Every person seeking asylum who comes to the Arrupe drop-in centre is facing dire circumstances, but they take on each day with a bravery, strength and dignity that I so admire. It forces me to look at the broader picture and appreciate just how lucky I am.

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confident kindness is what will make America great again

USA: Barring refugees is an affront to global and Christian values

1st February 2017

The Jesuit Refugee Service challenges US President Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.

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