1 May 2013 | Appeal, General Audience


Saint Peter's Square

[…] I would like to add a word about another particular work situation that concerns me: I am referring to what we could define as “slave labour”, work that enslaves. How many people worldwide are victims of this type of slavery, when the person is at the service of his or her work, while work should offer a service to people so they may have dignity. I ask my brothers and sisters in the faith and all men and women of goodwill for a decisive choice to combat the trafficking in persons, in which “slave labour” exists. […]