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PODCAST SCHEDULE June 30: Tonya Folks, Montgomery Cty Human Trafficking Liaison July 7: Harold D’Souza, trafficking victim July 14: Samantha Searls, Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center July 21: Christina Back, immigration and family law attorney Harold had a good job and a master’s degree in India, but an employer promised

CNA Staff, May 5, 2020 / 04:14 pm MT (CNA).- With pornographic website traffic spiking while countries remain on lockdown, the bishops of the United States are urging the Justice Department to protect victims of human trafficking and exploitation by enforcing obscenity laws and prosecuting producers of violent pornography. “We

When cops busted up a drug/prostitution ring, they found a 17-year-old girl being sex-trafficked, carrying a stuffed animal and keeping a private journal of “bad things.” She had been given drugs to make her addicted and dependent on the pimps, and had been severely sexually traumatized. At her hearing, due

Human Trafficking For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

Part four of a series on a pressing issue for our region, and on the Catholic response to it. By Walt Schaefer One weekday evening a week, at about 9 p.m. when the strip clubs In Harrison Township north of Dayton get busy, representatives of Oasis House drop in. The

Part three of a series on a pressing issue for our region, and on the Catholic response to it. 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

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