Friday, January 27, 2012

Sisters and Government combat human trafficking

 Loretto Sisters to host trafficking conference
Sister Teresa, later to become Mother Teresa of Calcutta in India, is pictured as a member of the Sisters of Loretto. Her work with the Loretto sisters in India centered on teaching and visiting the sick and elderly. She remained with the order until sh e founded the Missionaries of Charity. CNS photo courtesy Missionar ies of Charity) (Sept. 18, 2003)
Michael Swan of the Catholic Register previews an upcoming conference to fight human trafficking in Canada:

For 400 years Loretto Sisters have been working to raise the dignity of women. It started with girls’ schools in 17th-century England, but now the Sisters want to take on criminals who sell girls into sexual slavery.

Read more at the B.C. Catholic website.
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