Living Church Highlights Diocesan Role in Human Trafficking

SAFETY HARBOR, MILWAUKEE – The Living Church, the international magazine covering the Anglican Communion, has profiled human trafficking efforts in the Diocese of Southwest Florida. …. The article Stopping Human Trafficking, written by G. Jeffrey MacDonald, includes the story of rescued trafficked refugees from the Philippines who were sent to Church of the Holy Spirit, Safety Harbor. Writes MacDonald: Authorities moved 13 Filipinos to a Salvation Army facility in Clearwater. The Rev. Ray Bonoan, a Filipino-American and rector of Holy Spirit Church, led his congregation of 125 in offering pastoral care and basic assistance. “They were newly rescued at the time. They d…