Human Trafficking

  • Bishop Vincent Long Launches Paper on Human Trafficking & Slavery

    The third international day of prayer, reflection and action on human trafficking declared by Pope Francis took place on 8 February 2017, the feast of St Bakhita. A dynamic and interactive evening was held at the Institute for Mission at Blacktown to celebrate this event for the Diocese of...
  • Bishop Vincent Long to launch paper on human trafficking

    Posted on 8 February 2017. On the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita today, bishops and religious leaders across Australia support the call from Pope Francis to end the injustice of human trafficking against all people, in particular children.‘They are children! Not slaves!’ is the theme for Bakhita Day this...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Diocesan Works Fund Appeal The DWF Appeal is being held across the Diocese of Parramatta during February 2017. Donations to the appeal will provide financial support to our not-for-profit social services. Each year, more than 20,000 inquiries for assistance are received by the Ephpheta Centre, which supports the deaf,...
  • New paper on human trafficking & slavery released

    “Human trafficking and similar forms of exploitation affect every country on earth. They flourish because of society’s greed for cheap goods and services and because it is so easy to forget that those who meet these needs are human beings with their own innate God-given dignity.” Those are the...
  • CWLA 47th Biennial Conference: To listen with the heart

    More than 250 women from across Australia gathered in Parramatta to attend the 47th Biennial Conference of the Catholic Women’s League Australia (CWLA) from 22-24 September. The theme for the conference was ‘Listen with the Heart’ and evoked the values of understanding, forgiveness, compassion, empathy, mercy, justice and love....
  • Conference to focus on domestic violence and human trafficking

    About one in five Australian women has experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner (ABS, 2013) and the global problem of human trafficking is also occurring in Australia. The Catholic Women’s League Australia (CWLA) will hold its 47th National Biennial Conference from 22-24 September at the Novotel,...
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