Author: Alessandro Puglia
Media: Vita, Italy
Date of Publication: 28 January, 2019
Title: The Prayers of the Girls of Catania-Gela
Short summary: “Jesus take us away from the path of prostitution, forgive our sins, give us a new life”. These are some of the letters of the “daughters” of Sister Chiara, the barefoot Franciscan nun who, with Sister Marta and Sister Bernarda, helps Nigerian women victims of trafficking on the Catania-Gela highway, in Sicily. The prayers were written fifteen days before the death of one of the girls.
The author of the story, Alessandro Puglia won a Migration Media Award in 2018 with his article The Libyan Inferno in Segen’s Poems.
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