Catholic Bishops in Forefront on Anti-Trafficking Efforts

Each year some 17,000 men, women, and children are trafficked across the U.S. border into modern-day slavery. The U.S. Catholic bishops are trying to raise awareness through their Anti-Trafficking Program and the Become a Shepherd parish education outreach. Is your parish involved? Check out the information provided in the links above and then consider how you and your parish can help to put an end to this horrible trafficking of human beings.

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St. Josephine Bakhita was a slave who became a Catholic saint. The Catholic bishops have prepared a prayer card of her that can be used in reflecting on the scourge of human trafficking.

 

Posted: January 17, 2014

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