Treated as Slaves – News from RENATE

RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation) is a Sister-led Network and member of Talitha Kum*.

26 members of RENATE’s Working Board met in March in Sofia, Bulgaria, to share issues of Human Trafficking in each of their European countries.

Our Patricia Mulhall csb was among them and has shared her article, published in Independent Catholic News (ICN),  here:

Treated as slaves


Sr Imelda Poole IBVM , former President of RENATE, in 2022, participated in an extended interview with EWTN News.  Sr. Imelda shared her experiences working with and for young women rescued from trafficking.  The Interview (30 mins) can be viewed here:




RENATE’s website:




* Talitha Kum is an umbrella network of Sisters-led networks against trafficking of humans.


More news from Talitha Kum  – and ACRATH  Here



“The work of raising awareness must begin at home, with ourselves, because only in this way will we be able to then make our communities aware, motivating them to commit themselves so that no human being may ever again be a victim of trafficking.”    –  Pope Francis