Tag: Human trafficking

Holy Family students raise awareness about human trafficking

Holy Family students raise awareness about human trafficking

| April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thirteen seniors at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria organized a human trafficking awareness campaign around the Final Four, the NCAA basketball finals at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis April 6-8.

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Trafficking statistics do not reveal real extent of modern slavery

Trafficking statistics do not reveal real extent of modern slavery

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has called human trafficking “a crime against humanity.”

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To ignore trafficking is to be complicit in the crime, pope says

To ignore trafficking is to be complicit in the crime, pope says

| Carol Glatz | February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

To be indifferent to or ignore human trafficking and modern-day slavery would be to become an accomplice to those crimes, Pope Francis said.

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Pope encourages worldwide prayer in fight against trafficking

Pope encourages worldwide prayer in fight against trafficking

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking invites people to host or attend a prayer service that fosters awareness of and support for victims of trafficking.

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Vatican releases guidelines to help church fight human trafficking

Vatican releases guidelines to help church fight human trafficking

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Vatican has created a set of pastoral guidelines to inspire and improve the church’s work in addressing the crime of human trafficking and the care of its victims worldwide.

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Trump signs law to pump $430 million into anti-human trafficking efforts

Trump signs law to pump $430 million into anti-human trafficking efforts

| Dennis Sadowski | January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nationwide efforts to confront human trafficking received a boost in the new year as President Donald Trump signed a bill reauthorizing federal expenditures for prevention and assistance programs across the federal government.

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Women religious vow solidarity in fight against human trafficking

Women religious vow solidarity in fight against human trafficking

| Dennis Sadowski | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

There was a time years ago when Flor Molina was working in a Southern California sewing factory, earning a scant wage and sleeping at night in a storage room not far from the factory floor.

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Synod final document must include scandal of trafficking, cardinal says

Synod final document must include scandal of trafficking, cardinal says

| Carol Glatz | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The scandal of human trafficking, which affects millions of young people in the world, needs to be included in the Synod of Bishops’ final document, one synod father said.

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Help those in need, never waste food, pope says

Help those in need, never waste food, pope says

| Carol Glatz | July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis asked people to generously serve those most in need and to never waste food.

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Traffik — L (R)

Traffik — L (R)

| John Mulderig | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

A series of onscreen statistics at the end of “Traffik” (Lionsgate) are meant to alert viewers to the extent of the very grave real-world problem of human trafficking with which the film deals. They’re also there, perhaps, to reinforce the idea that writer-director Deon Taylor has approached his dramatization of this blight with only the best and most serious intentions.

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Students march in downtown Minneapolis to oppose human trafficking

Students march in downtown Minneapolis to oppose human trafficking

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Students from several local Catholic high schools braved temperatures in the single digits to march in downtown Minneapolis Feb. 1 to raise awareness of human trafficking and send a clear message that the criminal practice should not be tolerated.

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Pope leads prayers for victims of ‘perverse plague’ of trafficking

Pope leads prayers for victims of ‘perverse plague’ of trafficking

| Cindy Wooden | July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Human trafficking is “brutal, savage and criminal,” Pope Francis said, but often it seems like people see it as a sad, but normal fact of life.

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