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Bishops say refugees must be accommodated, but locals should be consulted

“The well-being of local communities and of refugees alike requires that the provision of facilities for those who have lost everything must be carefully planned.”

2019.02.17.

Dutch church service enters 60th day in bid to thwart family’s deportation

Parishioners have invoked a medieval law that prevents civil authorities entering a building where a religious service is ongoing.

2018.12.24.

UN General Assembly to endorse Global Compact on Refugees today

“The lessons we have learned in the European Union during the 2015 migration crisis should serve to remind us of the need to address migration in a cooperative and comprehensive manner. ”

2018.12.17.

New initiative helps people share the journey with migrants

"We want to make migrants’ voices heard. We want everyone with a migration experience to share it – from migrants themselves, to people who live in communities where migrants leave from, pass through or arrive and settle."

2018.10.22.

Refugee shelters and prison cells at Ploughing Championships

Last year was the deadliest year on record for human rights defenders across the world: 207 activists were killed for attempting to protect their communities, their land and the environment

2018.09.24.

US cut to Palestinian humanitarian support is “reckless” says Trócaire’s CEO

"This latest move is further evidence of the disregard the US administration has for the lives of vulnerable people." – Éamonn Meehan

2018.09.02.

Christian presence in Middle East under threat, says Pope

"A Middle East without Christians would not be the Middle East."

2018.07.08.

Hate crime on the rise in Ireland, but our laws don’t address the problem

Because there is no legal definition of hate crime in Irish law, such crimes aren’t systematically recorded. The immediate consequence is that victims are left exposed to continued attack.

2018.07.05.

Threat of genocide in Burundi, says Trócaire

As the numbers seeking refuge increase, so must our aid efforts – Trócaire.

2016.10.31.

Just 311 refugees have arrived in Ireland

“We're calling on the Government to step up their efforts and give a timeline for when they will offer a home and safety to the remainder of the 4,000 people they have committed to taking in to Ireland.”

2016.09.08.

Church-backed play about refugees shortlisted for two awards

Play documents journey of a man who fled persecution for his faith, and the journey of the British girl who interviewed him.

2016.08.19.

Fifth anniversary of South Sudan marred by violence

"There is a risk of genocide in South Sudan. Write it in large letters, so that someone from the international community intervenes before it is too late," is appeal from local Church.

2016.07.12.

From South Sudanese refugee to Olympic sprinter

Mangar Makur Chuot will be a member of South Sudan's first-ever Olympic team in Rio.

2016.05.26.

Immigration is here to stay: Bishop Buckley

"Remember you too were treated harshly abroad, building London’s underground, the mines of Yorkshire, in the docks of Boston or in the new cities of Sydney and Perth."

2016.01.14.

President reflects on ‘homeless’ Mary & Joseph

The Christmas story gives us guidance on how to shape “our own shared humanity” looking to the future.

2015.12.24.

Government resettles less than 150 refugees: report

22 NGOs call on the Government to honour its promise to fundamentally reform the Irish asylum system in line with recommendations in the McMahon Report.

2015.12.09.

Hundreds of asylum seekers living in limbo: JRS

Jesuit Refugee Service calls on the Government to provide funding and support to help them transition to life outside Direct Provision.

2015.06.20.

Appeal by new Trócaire director over Syrian refugees

Refugee crisis similar in scale to Rwandan crisis of 1994.

2013.07.26.

Ombudsman denounces treatment of asylum seekers

Call for urgent reform of current asylum system in Ireland

2013.07.10.
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