Africa Santa Marta Group declaration to work together to eradicate human trafficking

At the conclusion of the conference representatives from the Church signed a declaration to commit to eradicate human trafficking within society.

World Fisheries Day: Church cannot remain silent to abuses in the fishing industry

In a message during a World Fisheries Day panel discussion Cardinal Turkson said that fishers are “crying out for help and, as Church, we cannot shut our ears and we cannot remain silent.”

Cardinal pleads for action to stamp out ‘rampant’ human trafficking

Cardinal Onaiyekan praised the new partnerships between the Church and law enforcement describing it as key to the addressing the “tragedy of rampant modern day slavery and trafficking”.