Many of us have started moving on from the pandemic. We’re at the two-year mark now, cases are dropping, and we’ve started living our normal lives again. But for so many, this return to normalcy is impossible. Human trafficking spiked during the pandemic, as did the sheer number of those vulnerable to traffickers. And hundreds of thousands of these newly-vulnerable people all over the world are just children.
The Trump Department of Justice offered its support to a Catholic foster care agency in the midst of a religious liberty case that is questioning how government entities should interact with and what requirements, if any, they should have for religious organizations.