The Catholic Leader
November 11, 2007
FOUR hundred students from Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorn, have taken a stand against human trafficking, and their passion is already spreading to fellow Catholic schools.
Inspired by Good Samaritan Sister Pauline Coll, who has been in Rome discussing this global form of exploitation with Vatican authorities, the girls protested silently along Hawthorne Road for one hour before classes began on October 18.
That afternoon Lourdes Hill hosted a social justice event – attended by students from Carmel College, Villanova College, St James’, Saint Laurence’s and San Sisto – where there was a focus on raising awareness about human trafficking. read more..