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08/02/2018 12:00 pm

Migrants at risk of human trafficking

Marking the World Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking, one woman deeply committed to eliminating this scourge speaks out.

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07/02/2018 6:00 pm

Pope appeals for joint action to contrast human trafficking

Speaking on the eve of the Day of Prayer and Awareness Raising against Human Trafficking, the Pope urged civil society and institutions to take concrete action to protect the victims and eliminate this terrible scourge that affects so many forced migrants and refugees.

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08/02/2018 9:11 am

Santa Marta Group meets at the Vatican to promote struggle against human trafficking

Senior law enforcement officers, Bishops, religious women and key international organisations are meeting together for the fifth Santa Marta Group conference this week in the Vatican to update and share best practise in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery.

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06/02/2018 12:00 pm

Conscientious Objection Bill

In January the Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill sponsored by Baroness Nuala O’Loan began its passage through parliament. The bill will protect freedom of conscience for medical professionals including doctors, midwives, nurses, and pharmacists.

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29/01/2018 3:00 pm

Traffickers convicted by evidence from Caritas Bakhita House residents

Three residents of Caritas Bakhita House, the refuge for women rescued from modern slavery, have given evidence which has led to the successful prosecution of their captors. All three women were trafficked from Romania and trapped in modern slavery in the UK. 

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26/01/2018 10:30 am

Bishop for Prisons: "Build a criminal justice system that meets the human dignity of all people"

The Lead Bishop for Prisons, Bishop Richard Moth offers his reflections on the recent outcome of inspections in HMP Liverpool and HMP Nottingham.

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26/01/2018 9:00 am

Remembering Genocides - and the Power of Words

Once a year we remember those who suffered, and continue to suffer, as a result of the Jewish holocaust. Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 falls on Saturday 27 January.

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25/01/2018 3:00 pm

Westminster Cathedral Mass for Members of the Travelling Community

On Saturday 24 February at 2:30pm, a Mass for Members of the Travelling Community is taking place in Westminster Cathedral. The main celebrant will be Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and the Catholic Bishop with oversight for Ethnic Chaplaincies.

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24/01/2018 10:00 am

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Communications Day

Pope Francis has continued his tradition on the Feast of St. Francis de Sales as he publishes this year's Message for World Communications Day, celebrated on the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. This year's theme is "'The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace"

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