11.20
Religious Sisters Pose As Prostitutes to Rescue Trafficking Victims from Brothels

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Evil is real, but so are angels. Read about the women religious of Talitha Kum, who infiltrate the sex trade in order to rescue women and children from slavery. It’s in The Huffington PostReligious Sisters Pose As Prostitutes to Rescue Trafficking Victims from Brothels

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8.9
Misc: Sisters for Life

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Maryknoll Sisters A piece in The New York Times about the incredible work the Maryknoll Sisters have done all over the world, motivated by their desire to make God’s love visible. “Today the sisters work in two dozen countries, Albania to Zimbabwe, and in the United States as teachers, nurses, social workers and school administrators. They comfort the dying and occasionally infuriate governments. They fight human trafficking, environmental destruction and H.I.V./AIDS.” Read the whole story here: Sisters for Life

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5.17
TCC Video: Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe and #BringBackOurGirls

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Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe Sr. Rosemary Nyriumbe appeared on The Colbert Report to talk about the #BringBackOurGirls campaign to raise awareness about the hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group in Nigeria. Read more about her work in Time magazine here: Sr. Rosemary Nyriumbe. For those of your praying for the schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria here is a list of their names. Read more in the National Catholic Register here: Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls a Christian Story. Watch the video of Sister’s appearance on The Colbert Report after the jump:

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10.11
TCC Radio: Elizabeth Smart My Faith and ‘My Story’ | NPR

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Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart-Gilmore is one of our heroes. Abducted from her home at the age of 14 and raped on a daily basis by her captor, she has since become an activist for victimized children. In 2011, Smart founded the Elizabeth Smart Foundation, which aims to support the Internet Crimes Against Children task force and to educate children about violent and sexual crime. She speaks on Tell Me More about her new memoir, how her Mormon faith in a loving God helped her through her captivity, and how she has forgiven her captors. Listen to her story after the jump:

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