29 July 2018 | Angelus


Saint Peter's Square

After the Marian prayer and the blessing the Holy Father continued:
Dear brothers and sisters, tomorrow is the un-sponsored World Day against
Trafficking in Persons. This plague reduces many men, women and children to slavery
for the purposes of labour and sexual exploitation, trade in organs, mendicancy and
forced delinquency. Even here in Rome. Migration routes too are often used by
traffickers and exploiters to recruit new trafficking victims. It is the responsibility of
all to denounce these injustices and to firmly oppose this shameful crime. […]