2019 Season of Creation 1 September- 4 October.

The 2019 Season of Creation began Sunday, 1 September and runs through to October 4th, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. According to Pope Francis, this “is a time conducive to the praise of God for all his creatures and the assumption of responsibility in the face of the cry of the Earth.” In […]

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A call to protect the exploited and target the exploiters- Sex trafficking.

Law criminalising the purchase of sex is in women’s best interests- authorities need to ensure exploiters are targeted and the exploited protected. Mia de Faoite, Irish Times 28 August 2019. ‘’The purchase of sex was made a criminal offence in 2017. The legislation has gender equality as its founding principle; recognising that buying women and […]

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UN showcases photo-exhibition of Women Religious working against Human Trafficking worldwide.

UN exhibits Photo-exhibition of Women Religious Working against Human Trafficking across the World. The Talitha Kum photo-exhibition commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of the Talitha Kum network worldwide, has temporarily moved from the Vatican to the  UN, New York USA, showcasing the work in anti-human trafficking that is being done by women Religious across […]

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Pope Francis preface to publication ”Crucified Women: The Shame of Trafficking told from the Street.”

Publication by Fr. Aldo Buonaiuto.

‘’Pray for the reception of victims of trafficking,’’ says Pope Francis in the preface to the book Crucified Women: The Shame of Trafficking told from the Street. After hearing the story of the women freed from prostitution and sheltered in the John XXIII House in Rome,  Pope Francis felt “almost the need to ask forgiveness […]

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