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The new face of slavery in Ohio Part 2 Part two of a series on a pressing issue for our region, and on the Catholic response to it. By Walt Schaefer They pour across our southern borders from Mexico and Central and South America. They come from India and Pakistan

Part 1 of a 4 part series The interstate highway system provides vital arteries for commerce. It is the circulatory system of America. Pulsing along these multilane ribbons are trucks and vans and automobiles — all serving the travel needs of countless businesses and their customers — moving goods from

Police officers in San Antonio work a crime scene at Walmart July 23 after eight people were found dead inside an 18-wheeler truck. Several others were hospitalized in critical condition and the death toll reached 10 as of early July 24. Authorities say the truck was smuggling immigrants into the U.S. from Mexico and Central America. (CNS photo/Ray Whitehouse, Reuters)
WASHINGTON—Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, has issued the following statement on San Antonio law enforcement’s identification of a tractor trailer containing 39 people, including ten individuals who died due to heat exposure and asphyxiation. Full statement

By Elise Harris CNA/EWTN News The Vatican has organized the first-ever international day of prayer and reflection against human trafficking, in hopes that the world will join forces in putting this “plague” to an end. “Our awareness must expand and extend to the very depths of this evil and its

Press Release Human rights advocates concerned about an increase in labor trafficking in Brazil as it hosts the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games are joining forces to help stamp out the problem. University of Dayton President Daniel J. Curran and Catholic Relief Services Vice President for Government

Friday, November 13, 2009 By David Eck DAYTON DEANERY — The more than 300 people in a University of Dayton auditorium were stone silent, some with anguished expressions, as Theresa Flores shared her story of becoming a sex slave at age 15. Now a UD graduate and licensed social worker,