Blog: Sanctuary

Blog articles from JRS UK

A Christmas Message

23 December 2021

From the JRS community - a very happy and joyful Christmas!

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‘We must change course’

25 November 2021

Sophie reflects on the tragedy of 27 people losing their lives in the English Channel.

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Accompanying Little Amal

29 October 2021

As the UK welcomes Little Amal, Ruth shares the serendipitous joys of meeting her.

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Hosted in the Virtual spaces

14 October 2021

Hannah shares some of the practicalities of coordinating a hosting scheme over Zoom

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The crisis in Afghanistan shows why all people seeking sanctuary need humane treatment

09 September 2021

If we are to learn from this emerging situation, we must change our whole approach to asylum

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Giving a refugee friend a chance to live in dignity

14 July 2021

By opening their homes to a stranger, our volunteer hosts respond to the call for hospitality

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“Yet another wall where we desperately needed a bridge”

28 January 2021

New immigration rules add another barrier to sanctuary for those seeking asylum, writes Sophie

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We need to confront the reality of this death in the English Channel

26 August 2020

Sophie explains why we must make it easier, not harder, for people to move when they need to.

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Happy Feast of St Alberto Hurtado!

18 August 2020

"Fr Alberto Hurtado was someone who understood those in need"

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“Everyone should be a JRS host!”

31 January 2020

Miko, one of our volunteers, shares his story of hosting refugees at his home

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
The Hurtado Jesuit Centre
2 Chandler Street, London E1W 2QT

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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