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Church Leaders Call to End Human Trafficking in Egypt
web news (21 March 2012)
In communion with the organizations seeking to draw attention to the plight of these people and to help them, the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land calls for greater awareness

Kerala Bishops Sack Priest Charged with Trafficking
Catholic News Service (18 December 2012)
COCHIN, India (CNS) — The Catholic Bishops’ Council of Kerala dismissed the secretary of its youth commission, who has been charged as part of a human trafficking ring.

Pope, U.N. Head Discuss Crises in Syria, Korean Peninsula
Catholic News Service (10 April 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Each recognizing the important role the other plays on the global stage, Pope Francis and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met at the Vatican on 9 April, discussing common efforts to promote peace and protect human dignity.

Jesuit Grapples With Syrian War
Catholic News Service (3 June 2013)
ROME (CNS) — For Jesuit Father Nawras Sammour, the ongoing conflict in Syria is a professional challenge and a personal heartache.

Maronite, Orthodox Leaders Call for Release of Kidnapped Syrian Bishops
Catholic News Service (14 June 2013)
BEIRUT (CNS) — Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch and Syria’s Greek Orthodox patriarch called for the release of two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria.

Nuncio: Syria’s War Creates Havoc, Priest’s Whereabouts Unknown
Catholic News Service (30 July 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The war in Syria is like a factory churning out nothing but death, destruction and suffering, said Archbishop Mario Zenari, Vatican nuncio to Syria.

Pope, Religious Leaders Pledge to Work Together to End Slavery by 2020
Catholic News Service (2 December 2014)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Pope Francis and leaders of other churches and religions signed a declaration pledging to work together to help end modern slavery in the world by 2020, he urged governments, businesses and all people of good will to join forces against this “crime against humanity.”

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