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Pope denounces 'scourge' of human trafficking and slavery
« on: February 11, 2019, 09:43:23 PM »
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Pope denounces 'scourge' of human trafficking and slavery
Reuters

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged governments on Sunday to take decisive action against the $150 billion-a-year human trafficking business and the plight of millions of modern-day slaves.

Francis was addressing tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square two days after the Roman Catholic Church marked an annual day of prayer and awareness over human trafficking.

“I appeal, particularly to governments, so that the causes of this scourge are confronted decisively and the victims are protected,” the Argentine pontiff said.

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-trafficking/pope-denounces-scourge-of-human-trafficking-and-slavery-idUSKCN1PZ0GQ?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews


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