Talitha Kum members hold a sculpture of St. Josephine Bakhita in St. Peter's Square on Feb. 6, 2022. | Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: "It is never too late to take action" against Human Trafficking

Feb 8, 2024

The pope established the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 10 years ago to coincide with the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita.

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Jesuits, Georgetown Donate $27 Million to Fund for Slave Descendants

Sep 14, 2023

With the additional funding, the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation’s fund has now reached 42% of its five-year goal of $100 million.