Human trafficking fuels pornography industry

Posted October 21, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Catholic Commentator

Human trafficking, which is reported as being bolstered by the pornography industry, is a symptom of human life being devaluated, according to Father Jeff Bayhi, founder of Metanoia, a home in the Baton Rouge area that will serve as a refuge for adolescent victims of such sexual exploitation. 

In a recent presentation on battling pornography at Christ the King Church and Student Center at LSU, Dr. Mario Sacasa, director of counseling services at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, told attendees that one of the horrors the pornography industry tries to hide is that it fuels human trafficking.

He pointed out that predators pick up victims and force them to do “sex work.” This includes prostitution at

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    The Catholic Commentator

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    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator  

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    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

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    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator  

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    Human trafficking fuels pornography industry

    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator

    Human trafficking, which is reported as being bolstered by the pornography industry, is a symptom of human life being devaluated, according to Father Jeff Bayhi, founder of

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    Posted October 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Catholic Commentator 

    Parents, teachers and administrators gathered Sept.29 for a breakfast fundraiser for special education at the Catholic Life Center. The Blessed Margaret of Castello REACH (Religious Education for All

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