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  • Shelter to offer trafficking victims a safe haven, life and job skills

    Shelter to offer trafficking victims a safe haven, life and job skills

    • May 14, 2017

    It is significant that Pope Francis has taken a special interest in a shelter in Baton Rouge for victims of human trafficking as the state seems to be used by many traffickers. According to recent statistics, the I-10 corridor from Texas to Florida has been identified as the busiest trafficking corridor in the United States. During the Super Bowl, which was played in February, Houston police made 214 arrests related to trafficking.

  • Faith helps teen, family cope with shooting

    Faith helps teen, family cope with shooting

    • Dec 28, 2016

    “Our faith is so important. It’s everything,” said Daniel’s mom, Kathy Wesley, a parishioner at St. Alphonsus Church in Greenwell Springs. Daniel Wesley is a teenager who was shot and run over by a car while trying to assist a wounded woman.

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