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Overcome indifference to slavery and assist its victims, Pope says in message

May 08, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Lamenting the plight of the millions of persons who suffer from slavery, Pope Francis said in a video message to an ecumenical anti-slavery forum that “slavery is not something from other times. It is a practice that has deep roots and continues to manifest itself today and in many different ways: trafficking of human beings, exploitation of work through debt, exploitation of children, sexual exploitation and forced domestic work.”

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