Pope asks Congress to Fight Slavery

0

During his recent visit to the United States, Pope Francis asks Congress to do more to fight Human Slavery…

Pope Francis:  “Such cooperation is a powerful resource in the battle to eliminate new global forms of slavery, born of grave injustices which can be overcome only through new policies and new forms of social consensus.” –

He would like to see more done to rid the glove of human trafficking.  When 21 million people worldwide are trapped in slavery, more must be done. Pope Francis spoke these words to the Capitol last week, urging more to be done to combat the scourge.  Criminals/traffickers profit $150 billion every year.  Statistics like these must drive the efforts to work together.

View Article on Human Rights First

Chip in and help end modern slavery once and for all.

Freedom United is interested in hearing from our community and welcomes relevant, informed comments, advice, and insights that advance the conversation around our campaigns and advocacy. We value inclusivity and respect within our community. To be approved, your comments should be civil.

stop icon A few things we do not tolerate: comments that promote discrimination, prejudice, racism, or xenophobia, as well as personal attacks or profanity. We screen submissions in order to create a space where the entire Freedom United community feels safe to express and exchange thoughtful opinions.

guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments