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 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.

Seafarers vulnerable to human trafficking and exploitation

Fr Bruno Ciceri, who is International Director of the Catholic Church’s organisation supporting seafarers, Apostleship of the Sea, spoke to delegates at the 2018 Santa Marta Group conference in Rome. Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, Casina Pia, Vatican…. Read More