Pope Frances has strongly denounced many times the trafficking of human beings, defining it as «a crime against humanity» and calling on all to fight and looking after the victims. Responding to the Holy Father’s plea
Pontifical Council of Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
International Union of Superiors General (UISG and USG)
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER & AWARENESS
AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING
The First International Day will be celebrated in all dioceses and parishes in the world, in the groups and schools . 8 FEBRUARY 2015, the Feast Day of Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese slave, freed, who became a Canossian nun, and was declared a Saint in 2000.
Click here to read the official Pamphlet 8-February-2015 prepared by the Global Freedom Network.
Courtesy of RENATE Members we can share the following prayers in various languages.
Albanian: AL_ftesa ne shqip AL_ftesa ne anglisht AL_Bakhita bookmark
Croatian: HR_Prayer Card translated to Croatian HR_SVJETSKI DAN MOLITVE PROTIV TRGOVANJA LJUDIMA
Dutch: NL_Gebedsdag Tegen Mensenhandel – PERSBERICHT NL_Gebedsdienst Dag tegen Mensenhandel
English: ENG_Compilation 8th February 2015 Introduction to Day of Prayer & St. Bakhita ENG_Celebration Saint Bakhita ENG_Prayer Card in English ENG_cj_Prayer Suggestions for the Anti Trafficking Day 8th of February UK_TRAC 8th February 2015 Feast of St Josephine Bakhita for Europe US_Prayer service INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER
French: FR_International Day of Prayer translated to French
German: AT_Gebet um ein Ende des Menschenhandels AT_Gottesdienstvorlage AT_Presseerklärung DE_Die Heilige Bakhita
Italian: IT_Celebrazione Santa Bakhita IT_pieghevole_italiano IT_preghiera_italiano IT_veglia di preghiera
Polish: PL_czytanka PL_droga krzyżowa PL_modlitwa o wstawiennictwo PL_modlitwa wiernych PL_modlitwy na noc czuwania PL_czuwanie modlitewne PL_modlitwa na 8 lutego 2015
Romanian: RO_Bakhita RO_rugaciunea credinciosilor 8 februarie
Slovak: SK_ikona SK_plagat SK_TS_Den motlitieb obete OSL- SKCH SK_UCASTNIK_Den modlitby 8.2.2015
Slovenian: SI_Molitev proti trgovini z ljudmi SI_Molitev proti TZL – RV
Spanish: ES_cj_Prayer Time on the 8th of February translated to Spanish