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World Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking

World Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking

February 8th is the World Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking: for this occasion, let us pray to St. Josephine Bakhita, who experienced the sufferings of slavery.

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WORLD DAY OF PRAYERS AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Her storyJosephine Bakhita, a Young abused slave who became a saint and a free woman.Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped as a child, abused, and sold several times as a slave: she was so deeply traumatized that she forgot her mother tongue, the name of h...

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JOSPEHINE BAKHITA A WITNESS OF SAINTHOOD IN THE MODERN WORLD

Her storyIn her own words: “I am slowly going away, slowly, on my way to Eternity… I am going away carrying two pieces of luggage: one contains my sins, the other, much heavier, contains the merits of Jesus-Christ. When I am in the Lord's presence, I...

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JOSEPHINE BAKHITA CANOSSIAN RELIGIOUS SISTER AND UNIVERSAL SISTER

Her storyA fellow sister in the convent once lamented to her  "Oh, poor you, what terrible sufferings you endured”. She answered “Me, poor? Never! ... I am a daughter of God…  A daughter of God!!”Extract from a homely by pope John Paul II on the...

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JOSEPHINE BAKHITA, MARTYRED SLAVE AND SYMBOL OF HOPE

Her story Josephine Bakhita was kidnapped when she was about seven years old; she was then sold several times as a slave and martyred. She was submitted to the torture of skin branding and tattooing when her skin was slashed 114 times with a sharp kn...

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