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.”

Church urges practical, effective action against human trafficking, slavery

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”.

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.