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The news about three women who were kept prisoners in a London home has gone around the world. It drew attention to the problem of slavery and trafficking in persons. In 2012 the UK Human Trafficking Center, part of the National Crime Agency, said it had identified 2,255 potential victims of human trafficking -- ...read more
Articles from section "Social Threats and Trends"
The U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved the drafting of a formal statement on pornography to be issued from the entire body of bishops. Following a presentation by Bishop …read more
Less than two months after the Holy Father traveled to the Italian Island of Sardinia, the first fruits can be seen of his visit. During the last meeting of the regional episcopal conference, …read more
The bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (which is comprised of the Catholic bishops of Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland), have written a pastoral leter called "A …read more
The percentage of multicultural parishes in the U.S is on the increase, according to research by the Georgetown University-based Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA). CARA …read more
Addiction problems are a major issue, particularly those related to pornography, warned the bishop of Bunbury, in Western Australia, Gerard Holohan, in a pastoral letter he published at the …read more