Migrant smuggling often leads to the crime of human trafficking. Many adults, in their attempt to escape war or natural disaster, end up being trafficked and forced or sold into slavery.

The majority of women and children end up in sexual slavery. Let’s work to make migration safer and more regular.

“Where there is no demand, there is no supply”

“It’s everyone’s responsibility to ...actively counteract this shameful crime.”

“Everybody must respect human dignity”

“Every day we were beaten”


Many victims of trafficking are forced into begging and criminal activities. What can we do to protect them from this? And help rescue and then rehabilitate them?


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“Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”, the Church’s commitment

UN Headquarters, November 9, 2018 - Opening Remarks by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations: "The Global Plan of Action to...

The Archbishop of Bologna presents Pope Francis’ Speeches to Popular Movements

On Monday a 16th April 2018, a historical barrier was broken in Bologna: the one separating the Catholic Church from the community centres. Archbishop Matteo Zuppi, invited by community centres...

Fr Fabio talk to the Philippine Chaplaincy in Rome

November the 4th, 2018, Rome -  Fr Fabio Baggio C.s., Undersecretary of the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, met in Rome the Philippine Chaplaincy....