Tag: Human Trafficking

The Record » Take action to end human trafficking

Australians should not be indifferent to human trafficking and can take simple steps to combat this global injustice, according to a statement released this week by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. The Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life (BCPL) and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) are calling for a day of… Continue Reading The Record » Take action to end human trafficking

World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking on 8th February, Feast of St Bakhita

Monday 8th February is the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita, and has also been named as a World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) and Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) support His Holiness Pope Francis in declaring Sunday 8 February 2015, the Feast of… Continue Reading World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking on 8th February, Feast of St Bakhita

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

  The Record – Book Review – Book gives sex-trafficked women a chance to be heard   Sister of Mercy Angela Reed PhD is hoping her ground-breaking book on the lives of 40 trafficked women in the Philippines sex trade will overturn widespread misconceptions about the insidious practice.   Her book, I Have a Voice: Trafficked… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

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