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Archive for November, 2019

Christmas Appeal 2019

28th November 2019

This Christmas, please give hope to children & their families who have been forced to flee their homes seeking safety in Australia. Read Mandy’s story┬áhere. Each day, the JRS Australia team strive to accompany, serve and advocate for the dignified…

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Apply now! JRS seeks a Community Organiser

28th November 2019

This exciting new position requires an experienced community organising or community development professional who is skilled at building and supporting localised action across geographies and who is passionate about the rights of refugees and people seeking asylum. About JRS. Jesuit…

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Christmas Appeal 2019

26th November 2019

Dear Friends and Supporters, December is here and with it all the joy of Christmas, holiday decorations, gifts under trees and gatherings with family and friends. But for many refugees and people seeking asylum, Christmas is a time of sorrow….

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LINK Christmas edition 2019: out now!

26th November 2019

LINK is JRS Australia’s quarterly publication. In this Christmas edition, Carolina Gottardo (JRS Australia Director and *CAPSA Co-Convener) provides details concerning offshore detention in Port Moresby via her first-hand account of visiting the men of Manus Island. This edition also…

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Table Talks

13th November 2019

A Table Talk is a powerful community expression of sharing, learning, and commitment to action on issues of social justice. In Australia, we are all enriched by the talents, knowledge and skills of people seeking asylum, refugees and that of…

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Press Release: PNG visit affirms need for safe, secure pathways for refugees and people seeking asylum: CAPSA

11th November 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Seven representatives from the Catholic community in Australia have returned from a visit to Papua New Guinea to listen, pray and express solidarity with people seeking asylum and refugees and gain a better understanding of the human experience…

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The Dire Situation in Port Moresby, What We Can Do Together.

11th November 2019

Dear Friends, My name is Carolina Gottardo and I am the Co-Convenor for the Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) and the Director of JRS Australia. Last week, I was part of a Catholic delegation of Catholic leaders that…

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