Monday, April 14, 2014

Human Trafficking: Why Catholic Health Care Commits to the Fight

"I ask my brothers and sisters in faith and all men and women of good will for a decisive choice to combat trafficking in persons which includes 'slave labor.' "  Pope Francis, 5/5/13


Those of us who conduct educational seminars and speak at national programs about human trafficking frequently are asked, "Why should we care?" "Why would Catholic health care become involved?" and, in the context of immigration, "What is the relationship between immigration and trafficking?"

These are the right questions, and now is the right time to lay out the answers, in the hope that others in the health care ministry will recognize the need and opt to develop their own strategies to combat human trafficking.  CLICK HERE for more.

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