- Oct 19, 2020
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has backed an anti-slavery campaign launched by Crimestoppers UK.
A ministry of the Archdiocese of Westminster and Caritas Westminster, Bakhita House provides women who have fled from their captors with safety and support and allows them to recover from their ordeal.
The UK’s top Cardinal believes slavery is just as deep as ever, as evidenced by human trafficking.
Consumers of cheap goods and services are part of the supply chain of modern slavery, according to English Cardinal Vincent Nichols.
Isolation, abandonment, trafficking: These are some of the issues facing the estimated 1.5 million seafarers and fishermen around the world who are responsible for 90 percent of global trade and providing over 110 tons of seafood for the world’s table.
For this year’s Day for Life, the Catholic Church in England and Wales is raising awareness about human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery.