We invite you to learn about these issues and partner with us in taking action to promote justice and peace.
On February 8th, the global Catholic community commemorates the Feast Day of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of survivors of human trafficking, by joining together in prayer and awareness against human trafficking. We encourage you to join or host a prayer service on or around this day in solidarity with people all around the world who are impacted by the evils of human trafficking and are working to eradicate this form of modern day slavery. You can find prayer resources HERE events being held by members of US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking HERE.
We encourage you to share your prayers and participation on social media using the hashtag: #PrayAgainstTrafficking.
Pope Francis’ Prayer Message for February 2020
Pope Francis on Thursday released a video message accompanying his prayer intention for February, which this month is “Hear the cries of migrants.”
In his prayer intention for the month of February 2020, Pope Francis calls the entire world to hear the cries of migrants, many of whom are victims of criminal human trafficking.
It has become the custom of Pope Francis to release a video message detailing his prayer intention for each month.