British bishops plan prayer campaign against human trafficking
Catholic World News - February 07, 2013
The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have asked the faithful to make February 8 a special day of prayer for the victims of human trafficking.
February 8 is the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, who was kidnapped from Sudan at the age of 9 and sold into slavery. The bishops of England and Wales chose her feast as an appropriate day for a campaign of prayer against human trafficking—which, they noted, is now second only to arms smuggling among the most profitable criminal enterprises in the world.
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