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Global - "Healing Earth" wins honours from the Vatican
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Asia Pacific - Migrant workers come back to their "mother's home"
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Latin America - Human Rights and integral ecology network consolidate their action
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Global - Catholic institutions announce largest-ever joint divestment from fossil fuels
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Global - The Global Red Chair project: Collaboration for global citizenship
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Global - Pope Francis announces November 19 as the World Day of the Poor
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USA - Kino Border Initiative earns WOLA Human Rights award
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Global - First International Congress convenes Jesuit educators
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USA - "Dignity Has No Borders": Jesuit Migration Network meeting looks at migration on a regional le
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Afghanistan JRS Country director kidnapped 34km from Herat city

(Jun-2014)

On June 2 afternoon Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) country director, Alexis Prem Kumar SJ - 47 year old Indian national - was abducted by a group of unidentified men in western Afghanistan. Prem Kumar had accompanied teachers on a visit to a JRS-supported school for the returnee refugees in Sohadat township, 34 km from the city of Herat. He was kidnapped from the school as he was about to return to Herat. "We are deeply shocked by Prem's abduction. We are in contact with all the relevant authorities and doing everything possible to ensure his safe and speedy return. Meanwhile, our prayers are with Prem and his family and friends at this difficult time", said JRS International Director, Peter Balleis SJ. Read more...