Human Trafficking

  World Day Against Trafficking in Persons - July 30, 2022

Jul 30, 2022
When they asked Mr Bani for their wages, he refused and threatened to refer them to the police and have them deported. On occasions, they were only provided with one meal a day.
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  World Day Against Child Labour

Jun 12, 2022
Pope Francis, in his 2015 World Peace Day Message, reminds us of what Pope Benedict XVI wrote in Caritas in Veritate (n. 66): that every person should “realise that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act”. As we mark this year’s World Day Against Child Labour let us make slavery-free…
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  Slavery-free Easter chocolate campaign

Mar 07, 2022
Pope Francis says, “Every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act."
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  We were all strangers once

Oct 04, 2021
I was shocked when I received a message from her saying that Henry’s father had been killed in a car accident. She asked me to relay the terrible news and console him.
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  World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Aug 04, 2021
Pope Francis, who frequently speaks out against human trafficking, says, “Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the Body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity.”
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  World Day Against Child Labour - June 12

Jun 12, 2021
152 million children, almost one in ten of all children worldwide, aged 5 to 17, are in child labour. Child labour has decreased by 38% since 2000. However, the current situation with Covid 19 threatens the hard work done to reverse this problem with many children needing to work to help their families…
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  Pope's message for the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Sep 22, 2020
Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating internally displaced persons.
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  Columban Message on the World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees

Sep 22, 2020
We add our voices calling for just and dignified legal and social policies and protections for all people on the move, especially those most vulnerable.
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  Justice delayed is justice denied

Sep 22, 2020
Over a period of seven weeks, the workers worked on six different farms. When they were not paid their salaries, they asked their employer who was the contractor for their wages.
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  A home away from home

Sep 22, 2020
On my visits to Warrnambool I sat with the Timorese workers to answer any questions they had about the Pacific Labour Scheme and their work rights and to give them information on Australian laws.
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  Human trafficking is a global challenge

Sep 22, 2020
The eight teenagers are slowly recovering from trauma and discovering that they are good, have rights and dignity and a better future. With therapy and education, they are emerging from a dark fog of ignorance to the light of understanding.
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  Human trafficking is a global challenge

Sep 14, 2020
The eight teenagers are slowly recovering from trauma and discovering that they are good, have rights and dignity and a better future. With therapy and education, they are emerging from a dark fog of ignorance to the light of understanding. With the support of agencies and individuals who care for the…
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  Temporary Migration Inquiry

Aug 23, 2020
Columbans contributed to the writing of the ACRATH’s submission to the Senate Select Committee on Temporary Migration.
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  When the light shines again

Aug 12, 2020
Fr Shay Cullen writes about how a young boy, rescued from illegal detention in the Philippines, is learning to rebuild his life with the help of the Columbans. He tells of another young boy who was rescued from a gangster drug dealer.
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  Coronavirus threat to jailed children

May 20, 2020
Columban missionary Fr Shay Cullen, President and Founder of the Preda* Foundation, appeals for the release of the children jailed in the Metro Manila and Central Luzon detention centres who are in danger of contracting the Coronavirus. The infection is sweeping through the jail system
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  Threads Of Hope - Remembering the workers of Rana Plaza

Apr 24, 2020
On 24 April 2013, an eight-story commercial building called Rana Plaza collapsed near the capital, Dhaka in Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring approximately 2500. The victims were all mainly garment workers.
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  Sanctuary for destitute asylum seekers

Apr 15, 2020
Already grieving for her sister who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach a safe place, Amina was not able to bury her and now it would be the same case with her mother.
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  Justice delayed is justice denied

Mar 23, 2020
“When I asked my boss for payment of my wages, he got angry and said he would call the police to take me to jail and then I would be sent home to Vanuatu.” “When I asked my boss for payment of my wages, he got angry and said he would call the police to take me to jail and then I would be sent home to…
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  Eliminating Human Trafficking - Here and Beyond

Feb 29, 2020
ACRATH members from around Australia have gathered in Sydney for their annual conference. The conference theme this year is Eliminating Human Trafficking – Here and Beyond.
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  Australian religious recognised in Rome for outstanding contribution against trafficking in humans

Oct 07, 2019
Sr Louise Cleary CSB was recognised at the opening ceremony of the Talitha Kum General Assembly, the International Network of Consecrated Life Against Trafficking in Persons, which was held in Rome, from 21 to 27 September 2019.
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2023 Columban Art Calendar

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The Columban Art Calendar is an iconic Catholic Calendar, well-known for its traditional religious paintings and liturgical information and is a major fundraiser for Columban Missionaries. 2023 marks the 101st edition.

Calendar Dimensions: 220mm (W) x 320mm (H)

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