Exploitation or Dignified Work?

Pope Francis accepts a gift during a meeting with workers and employers at the Colegio de Bachilleres of the Mexican state of Chihuahua in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Feb. 17. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-MEXICO-WORKERS Feb. 17, 2016.

Pope Francis Meets With Workers and Employers in Mexico

Speaking to 3,000 workers and employers in the Mexican boarder town of Ciudad Juarez Pope Francis said “God will hold today’s slavers accountable, and we must do everything to make sure that these situations do not happen again. The flow of capital cannot determine the flow and the life of people…What kind of Mexico do you want to leave your children? Do you want to leave them the memory of exploitation, of insufficient pay, of workplace harassment? Or, should the future be one of “dignified work, a proper roof (over one’s head) and of land to be worked?” (Photo: Catholic News Service)  Read more…