Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prayer to end Human Trafficking released

Pope Francis calls it a 'crime against humanity'

The Archdiocese of Vancouver will join Pope Francis in prayer against human trafficking Feb. 8, the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita. She was born in southern Sudan in 1869 and kidnapped and sold into slavery as a young girl; her feast day has become a day to raise awareness about human trafficking.

Find out what the archdiocese is doing on that day here. Corpus Christi Parish will also show a documentary about prostitution Jan. 31.

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange suggest these prayers:

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