Ending modern-day slavery

Human trafficking violates the sanctity, dignity, and fundamental rights of the human person.

Listen as Gary Tester and Fr. Anthony Aarons discuss ways to end modern-day slavery with special guest Christine Commerce, Diocese of Orlando Human Trafficking Task Force Coordinator.

The mission of the task force is to educate, engage and empower the community to advocate for an end to human trafficking and provide support to survivors.

On January 17, 2019, the Vatican released a new document, Publication of Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking, emphasizing the need to step up international collaboration and prosecution of traffickers as well as provide support to victims. Read more about the letter in English and Spanish.

 

January 16, 2019