On 8 May 2012, the Bishops' Conference and the Vatican's Justice and Peace office hosted a conference on combating human trafficking. The day focused on prevention, pastoral support and rehabilitation and saw a victim of trafficking share her story with delegates. The conference offered a wide variety of expert speakers and delegates came from all over the world.
There are 1.1 billion Catholics across the world – the Catholic Church can use its global networks to help fight the scourge of human trafficking. To this en...Read more
The Conference offers a number of expert keynote speakers examining the issues surrounding human trafficking including the global context, prevention, pastor...Read more
Prevention is a key focus of the 2012 trafficking conference in Rome. Detective Inspector Kevin Hyland who heads up the Metropolitan Police Specialist Crime...Read more
The Catholic Church plays a vital role in supporting the victims of trafficking. In many cases, victims have suffered psychological damage from their traumat...Read more
Bishop Patrick Lynch closed the 2012 trafficking conference in Rome by praising the work being done in the UK and globally to care for the victims of human t...Read more
The Director of the Holy See's Press Office, Fr Federico Lombardi SJ, spoke soon after the Combating Human Trafficking conference in Rome about the tragedy a...Read more