Chris Herlinger traveled to Haiti last year, where he met Sisters of St. John the Evangelist who run a shelter for children in danger of being trafficked. Chris also shares some updates from the United Nations, where Catholic sisters advocate for anti-trafficking laws and regulations.
Franciscan Sr. Sarah Kohles and St. Joseph Sr. Susan Francois are two of the 13 contributors to a new book written for young women contemplating vowed religious life. The book, In Our Own Words, was published Jan. 25 by Liturgical Press.
- Chris Herlinger, international correspondent for Global Sisters Report, based in New York
- Franciscan Sr. Sarah Kohles
- St. Joseph Sr. Susan Francois
- At the Haitian-Dominican border, a sister-run shelter protects children vulnerable to human trafficking.
- Mercy Sr. Jeanne Christensen talks to GSR about how anti-trafficking efforts have evolved in the United States.
- In 2013, women religious asked Pope Francis to name Feb. 8 a world day of prayer against human trafficking.
- Catholic sisters around the world work to end human trafficking and protect victims and the vulnerable.
- In a new book, 13 younger sisters write about the realities of present-day religious life.
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