Organization of nuns who infiltrate brothels to save girls aims to expand

An army of religious sisters who rescue victims of human trafficking by posing as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and buying children being sold into slavery, is expanding to 140 countries, its chairman said on Wednesday.

The network of 1,100 Talitha Kum sisters currently operates in about 80 countries, but is expanding even wider.

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(image via this 2013 article)