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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
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Here is a statement from the bishops of New York: On November 5, New Yorkers will have the opportunity to decide an important matter affecting our communities. A statewide referendum of the …read more
Casino gambling is extending its reach into the American population and is causing a large range of problems, as well as contributing to economic inequality. This is the argument of a report …read more
The Catholic Church has often been criticized for its opposition to the use of condoms in relation to preventing the spread of HIV infections. Religion is not the enemy according to a …read more
Philadelphia's Archbishop Charles Chaput addressed a national convention of Catholic Hispanic leaders Friday, warning that an idea that Latinos, simply by their presence in the United States, …read more
Events in Egypt may well raise concerns again about the role of religion in society. While extremism or violence in the name of religion is certainly deplorable, overall religion is a …read more