Though many expected an increase in the number of refugees / migrants in Europe this year the threefold jump for the January – July periods in both between 2014 and 2015 has caught everyone by surprise. The total number of migrants detected at EU borders this year is 340,000. Nearly a third of them have arrived…
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The Jesuit Refugee Services [JRS] have mounted an exhibition by Eritrean young people of paintings depicting their visions, fears and memories of the dangerous journey 130,000 of them have taken, fleeing their homeland. The exhibition can be seen at the Mai Aini refugee camp in northern Ethiopia [which caters for more than 18,000 refugees]. The…
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Fr Michael O’Leary, after more than 35 years in Africa, assumes the position of Parish Priest of St Joseph’s SMA Parish, Wilton, Cork on 1 September 2015. He succeeds Fr Cormac Breathnach who will move from the Parish House to live in the SMA House, Wilton. A native of Ballinlough, Fr Michael takes over the very…
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The Society of African Missions is a missionary society of priests and brothers dedicated to the proclamation of the Good News in Africa and to peoples of African origin.


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