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Vatican conference unites police and Church in fight against human trafficking

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2018 / 10:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A conference on human trafficking and modern-day slavery was held at the Vatican Feb. 8-9, bringing together church leaders and senior police officers from more than 30 different countries to discuss progress and setbacks in initiatives. It […]

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For Francis, human development is about ‘integrating body and soul’

Vatican City, Apr 4, 2017 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis spoke about what an ‘integral human development’ looks like, saying that development must include the whole person, both physically and spiritually. “Development does not consist in having the regulation of more and more […]

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China’s ‘disgraceful’ human rights record gets worse every year

Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- China’s “utterly disgraceful” human rights record is not just bad, it’s getting worse every year, a new Congressional report has warned. “The Chinese government’s human rights record is utterly disgraceful, continuing a downward trend over the past […]

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What you think you know about human trafficking is probably wrong

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2015 / 06:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Human trafficking. It’s been called “modern-day slavery” and a “silent epidemic.” It affects tens of millions every year and yet remains largely in the shadows – even within the United States. Much remains to be done in […]

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Pope Francis: Judges should protect human dignity, not violate it

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2015 / 10:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday, Pope Francis spoke to members of an Italian judiciary council about their responsibility to protect man's dignity, and said a culture rooted in Christian values is necessary for keeping crimes and corruption at bay. “Globalization […]

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For Bishop Davies, ‘British values’ come from human dignity, not politicians

Shrewsbury, England, Apr 7, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It is more important than ever for the British people to hear about Jesus Christ, who reveals the dignity and identity of every person, Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury said in his Easter Sunday homily. “It is […]

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Reclaiming the human figure – art exhibit uses body, form to evangelize

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2015 / 04:25 am (CNA).- Can a portrait of a human face evangelize? Curators of a brand-new traveling art exhibit answer a resounding “Yes.” “There is really great Christian art being made today and we need to promote and support it,” stated Terrence […]

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Bishop to Congress: Stop treating immigrants as ‘less than human’

Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2015 / 11:21 am (CNA).- Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tuscon, Arizona, leveled harsh criticism against the tone of some Congress members, saying that they were treating undocumented migrants as subhuman.   “I must say up front that the U.S. bishops continue to be […]

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US pushing Cuba to improve record on human trafficking, State Dept. says

Washington D.C., Feb 12, 2015 / 10:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.S. aims to re-establish full relations with Cuba, it is also pushing the country to redeem its poor track record fighting human trafficking, said a U.S. State Department official. “We met on multiple occasions over […]

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Pope Francis’ tough words against horrors of human trafficking

Vatican City, Feb 8, 2015 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking by calling on governments to remove this “shameful wound” which has no place in “civil society.” “Each one of us feels committed to being the […]

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