The bishops of the United States have urged Congress to pass a bill aiming to combat human trafficking that would, among other things, provide grants to aid organizations in areas with high rates of trafficking.
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A week of activities has been planned in Rome Feb. 2-8 to raise awareness of this evil and commit to combating it around the world.
The Global Slavery Index estimates that 50 million people — 1 in 150 — were living in modern slavery at some point in 2021, an increase from 40 million people in 2016.
Rousing people from ignorance and apathy, the film is doing much more than smashing box-office records, as audience members feel compelled to act.
'That is the miracle: That in a world of lies and attacks, the truth makes its way, takes first place, and many lives will be saved thanks to this," filmaker Eduardo Verástegui said.
‘Sound of Freedom’ Offers Opportunity to Highlight a Catholic Approach to Helping Victims of Sex Trafficking Heal From Trauma
Two priests and an adviser to the United Nations have been fighting this scourge for decades.
The World Day of Prayer and Reflection Against Human Trafficking has taken place every year on Feb. 8 since Pope Francis first introduced it in 2015.
Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., says his commitment to fighting trafficking and protecting the unborn child are deeply rooted in his Catholic faith.