In the struggle against human trafficking and slavery, we’ve developed a 40-page resource for all to use. This booklet offers information which can be implemented in local programs and groups collaborating at a distance. Together we are the difference.

Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking

“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”


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.


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World Day, Pope Francis: “Not just about migrants, it is about all those in existential peripheries”

Vatican City, 29 September 2019 - More than 40,000 people gathered together with Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square to celebrate a Holy Mass for World Day of Migrants and...

It is not just about migrants. It is about the whole person and all people.

The World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR), on 29 September 2019, will soon be here. On this occasion, Pope Francis will celebrate a Holy Mass in Rome, in the Vatican, and asks...

It is not just about migrants. It is about putting the last and least in first place.

The World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR), 29 September 2019, is approaching, and the communication campaign of the Migrants and Refugees Section is ongoing. The theme “It is not...