Supporting Women Who Have Been Trafficked

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Pope Francis Visits Shelter for Women

In keeping with his strong stance against human trafficking Pope Francis recently visited the Pope John XXIII community. This community houses approximately 20 women who have been rescued from sexual slavery. The women come from countries such as Romania, Albania, Nigeria, Tunisia and Ukraine. The women are given protection as they recover from the severe physical abuse they have endured. On numerous occasions Pope Francis has spoken against the evil  of human trafficking. He urges us to do all in our power to eradicate human trafficking and slavery so that the dignity and human rights of all people are respected. Read more…

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