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HLWG Interim Report on the Implementation of the Sexual Offences Act (Ireland) 2017 Part IV

The High-Level Working Group that monitors and supports the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act 2017 Part IV launched their interim report on Wednesday, 29th January 2020. It is authored...

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8 February, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Prayer Vigil from Talitha Kum linked at the end.

Born in Darfur, (Sudan), in 1869, Josephine Margaret Bakhita, according to local archives, was the niece of the Chief of the village and her family enjoyed a normal, happy childhood...

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Prayer Calendar 11 Jan. – 8 February, 2020.

The Prayer Calendar 11 January – 8 February 2020, provides a daily inspiration throughout the month of January and ending on the feast of St. Bakhita,  8 February next. Devised...

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Education resource re. Human Trafficking awareness-raising.

U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) is a collaborative, faith-based network that offers educational programs and materials, supports access to survivor services, and engages in legislative advocacy to eradicate...

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UN #wearblueday 11 January 2020.

On JANUARY 11, Human Trafficking Awareness Day, we invite you to Wear BLUE, the colour that is the international symbol of human trafficking awareness. Post a photo of yourself and/or your group...

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Anti- Human Trafficking Tool-Kit/Resource.

In the United States of America, the month of January is designated as the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has...

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Homily of Rev. Professor Michael Mullaney, President NUI Maynooth, at the annual Christmas Carol Service in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, December 2019.

Preparing for Christmas is more than a safe, private, familial enterprise, but embraces the great public issues of our time, including the value and dignity of every human person. 

In the city of Philadelphia, there is a poignant and imposing monument to the Irish famine. It is an Irish famine ship: on one side, life-size figures of emaciated and...

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DASATT Christmas Appeal 2019

Please find below a direct appeal from Fr. Sean Cassin, which we hope you will respond to and share widely amongst your networks and respective congregations. It offers us a...

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Advent – Share the Journey.

Archbishop Eamon Martin has today launched the 2019 online Advent Calendar, which goes live today, the first Sunday of Advent, 1 December 2019. Now in its sixth year, the popular...

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UN Women take neutral position on criminalisation of prostitution.

The UN agency for women recently announced its neutrality on whether prostitution should be criminalized. The announcement came in response to a letter signed by over 1,400 civil society representatives...

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