Human Trafficking – January 11 a Day to pray and to act for an end of this slavery: The United Nation's International Labor Organization's 2012 Estimate on Forced Labor provides some shocking statistics on the prevalence of human trafficking worldwide:
Of the estimated 20 million victims of trafficking and human slavery worldwide, 9.1 million victims (44 percent) have been trafficked internally or internationally.
Given recent tragic events in Paris, you might be interested in: Beyond Extremism: Reclaiming Religion’s Peacebuilding Capacity in an Unstable World - Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:00 p.m. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - RSVP: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Srs. Mary Anne Powers and Patricia McCarthy will be attending the General Conference in Montreal from January 19th through 27th inclusive. Please pray for the meeting and safe travel for all involved.