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Vatican statement cites safety problems in fishing industry

November 19, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: In a statement released for World Fisheries Day, which is observed on November 21, the Vatican dicastery for Integral Human Development called attention to human-rights abuses in fishing fleets. “The conditions on board are inhumane,” said the statement, signed by Cardinal Peter Turkson, and many fishing vessels are too old to be considered safe.

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