At the conclusion of the conference representatives from the Church signed a declaration to commit to eradicate human trafficking within society.
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 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”.
A major report has been launched by COR and the Arise Foundation mapping the extraordinary contribution to anti-trafficking by UK Religious, from front line individuals.
A major anti-trafficking conference is taking place in Abuja, Nigeria this week. Organised by the Santa Marta Group and hosted by Caritas Nigeria. It has as its theme “Church and state working together to restore dignity to trafficked persons”. It is the first Santa Marta Group Africa Regional Conference.
Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in New York on Nov. 9 addressed a conference on “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”.
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We caught up with Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Santa Marta Group after the morning session of the global anti-human trafficking conference taking place in the Vatican. He sums up the morning’s discussions. Pontifical Academy of Social… Read More
David Yambasu from Caritas Sierra Leone (Diocese of Bo) explains the current state of play with regard to tackling human trafficking in the West African country. Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Casina Pia, Vatican. 8 February 2018.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Santa Marta Group, gives the opening address to delegates at the organisation’s 2018 conference held in the Vatican. The Cardinal spoke about building trust and active partnerships to combat human trafficking. Pontifical… Read More