Modern Slavery – Seafarers

We hear from three Filipino fishermen who experienced horrendous working conditions – a situatution of modern slavery – on and off vessels operating out of the UK. These six short films reveal the harsh realities faced by survivors… Read More

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

‘Caught in the Net’: The Santa Marta Group in the ports of Taiwan

At the beginning of October 2017, the Deputy Director of the Santa Marta Group visited the Apostleship of the Sea World Congress in Taiwan. This year’s theme, ‘Caught in the Net’, not only addressed support for the often… Read More