• Ending human trafficking requires everyone’s efforts, archbishop says

    Ending human trafficking requires everyone’s efforts, archbishop says

    • Sep 22, 2017

    Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, emphasized the importance of “multi-pronged strategies” to prevent human trafficking and aid the affected victims, and he noted the special role of women and religious personnel in offering an avenue of trust. Speaking at the UN, the archbishop said the Catholic Church is collaborating “with both the public and private sectors, including with government authorities” to help fight the crime.

  • Australian archbishop speaks about helping human trafficking victim

    Australian archbishop speaks about helping human trafficking victim

    • Mar 28, 2017

    The Australian state of New South Wales is investigating the extent of human trafficking within their borders. On Tuesday, the Archbishop of Sydney told the story of the time a person trapped in slavery approached him for help in the suburbs of Sydney.

  • Indian nun says enough to children victims of human trafficking

    Indian nun says enough to children victims of human trafficking

    • Feb 11, 2017

    Sister Gracy Rodrigues, an Indian nun and member of the Asian Movement of Women Religious Against Human Trafficking, will not be idle before the cry of children victims of human trafficking. In an essay, Rodrigues calls on everyone to put an end to this modern day form of slavery.

  • Working group backed by Pope pushes fight against human trafficking

    Working group backed by Pope pushes fight against human trafficking

    • Oct 27, 2016

    A meeting this week of the Santa Marta Group, a coalition of police and security forces and the Catholic Church, proved that the fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery is still very much at the top of Pope Francis’s social and political agenda.