St. Bakhita, Patron of the Oppressed & Human Rights Education; Human Trafficking Crisis & Awareness 2.7.20

  • Prof. William Saunders: CUA’s Master of Arts in Human Rights program entrusted to St. Josephine Bakhita, patron of the oppressed; what we can and must learn from saints who witnessed heroic faith, peace and trust in God when people are persecuted and human rights are denied.
  • Elizabeth Yore: International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking (same day as feast of St. Bakhita); human trafficking and sex trafficking is a global crisis, also happening in our own communities; how to be aware of signs and what to do.