REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home

by Tony Magliano The heartbreaking photo of the little Syrian refugee boy washed up dead on the shore of Bodrum, Turkey (see picture: http://bit.ly/1PZHvDV) strikingly illustrates the tragic plight of desperate refugees – mostly Syrian – fleeing for their lives from the Islamic State and other violent groups in the Middle East and Africa. The … Continue reading REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home

REFLECTION: Jesuit Refugee Service brings help to a Syria in crisis

by Thomas Reese, S.J., NCR Jesuit Frs. Peter Balleis and Michael Zammit were in Washington in April, making the rounds of nongovernmental organizations and government offices to inform policymakers of the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Balleis is the international director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, and Zammit works with refugees and internally displaced people in Syria. … Continue reading REFLECTION: Jesuit Refugee Service brings help to a Syria in crisis