“Hear the cry of our many brothers and
sisters who are criminally trafficked and exploited. They are not merchandise. They
are human beings, and they must be treated as such”. This was Pope Francis’
heartfelt appeal in a tweet on @Pontifex sent on Monday, 30 July, on the
occasion of UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The Pope also shared
online the hashtag #EndhumanTrafficking as part of the social media campaign
launched by the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Integral
Human Development, to raise awareness on trafficking of humans. It will run until the end of AugustEarlier on Sunday, 29 July, the Holy

Praise the Lord

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