The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference back efforts to eliminate modern slavery

The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference has supported new legislation to help eradicate the scourge of modern slavery.

Cardinal Nichols pays tribute to the Apostleship of the Sea

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has paid tribute to the work of seafarers’ Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) ahead of Sea Sunday which falls on July 8 this year.

Holy See: human trafficking is the “largest manifestation of modern slavery”

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva addressed a session on trafficking in persons on June 21 at the Human Rights Council.