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Bakhita: a shining advocate

Josephine Bakhita (feast day 8th February) was born around 1869 in Darfur, Western Sudan.  She came from a respectable and reasonably affluent loving family.  At the age of seven she was captured by slave traders and sold into slavery a … Continue reading

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Josephine Bakhita

A nine year old girl in a happy family, was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Over a period of fourteen years she was bought and sold five times.  She suffered beatings and horrific indignity, so traumatic was the experience that … Continue reading

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