Slaves No More, But Brothers and Sisters

Pope’s Message for World Day of Peace 2015

Vatican PopeThe Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace has announced that Pope Francis’ message for World Day of Peace 2015 will be entitled “Slaves no more, but brothers and sisters”.  World Day of Peace is observed annually on 1st January.  The Pope’s message will be sent to  foreign ministers throughout the world. This will be the first time that slavery has been the theme of the day.  Throughout his pontificate Pope Francis has often spoken about the horror of human trafficking and slavery calling it “a terrible offence against human dignity and a grave violation of fundamental human rights.”  Read more…

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