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Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic

Caritas warns of rise in human trafficking amid pandemic

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

As governments and world leaders struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, they must also work harder to protect victims of human trafficking, said the Vatican-based international network of Catholic charities.

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Women religious honored for work on pandemic’s front lines

Women religious honored for work on pandemic’s front lines

| Cindy Wooden | June 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Women religious working “on the front lines,” exposed to the coronavirus yet continuing to care for abandoned children, working to alleviate poverty, providing health care and helping victims of human trafficking are not “super women,” said Comboni Sister Alicia Vacas.

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Telecom providers have duty to prevent human trafficking, pope says

Telecom providers have duty to prevent human trafficking, pope says

| Carol Glatz | February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis reminded telecommunication firms and service providers of their responsibility to help fight human trafficking.

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Sisters’ network fights the buying, selling of human beings

Sisters’ network fights the buying, selling of human beings

| Paige Hanley | September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Knowing that human trafficking is taking place across the globe and often involves forcing victims across borders, a global coalition of Catholic sisters met to strategize ways to fight the criminal business and work with advocates of civil justice.

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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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