Pope Denounces Modern Slavery as 'Crime against Humanity'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 02, 2014 1:46 PM

“Ten of millions of persons” presently suffer from “physical, economic, sexual and psychological exploitation,” Pope Francis said Tuesday. He declared that this “modern slavery—in the form of trafficking in persons, forced labor, prostitution, and organ trafficking—is a crime ‘against humanity.’”