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Pope Francis asks youth to be involved in the fight against human trafficking

Pope Francis asks youth to be involved in the fight against human trafficking

ROME REPORTS in English

Published on Feb 12, 2018

Human Trafficking: Survivors Meet Pope Francis

‘I Have Never Lost the Opportunity to Denounce this Crime Against Humanity.’

HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE

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For 110 survivors of human trafficking, February 12, 2018, was truly a day to remember in a positive sense, as they were received by Pope Francis in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.

Those present had come to Rome for the February 8 Observance of International Day of Prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking. February 8 is the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron of the victims of human trafficking. read more