On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 11:30, in the John Paul II Hall of the Holy See Press Office, took place the Press Conference on the First International Day of Prayer and awareness against human trafficking (8 February 2015) on the theme: "Light up the world against human trafficking."
The Day is sponsored by the International Unions of General Superiors (UISG and USG) and by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Card. João Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life;
Card. Antonio Maria Vegliò, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People;
Card. Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace; [Text]
Sr. Carmen Sammut, SMNDA, President of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG), representing also the Union of Superiors General (USG);
Sr. Gabriella Bottani, SMC, Coordinator of Talitha Kum.
With the testimonies of:
Sr. Valeria Gandini, SMC, Palermo-Italy;
Sr. Imelda Poole, IBVM European Network of Talitha Kum, Albania., coordinator of the
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* With information of the Bulletin of the Press Office of the Holy See: http://press.vatican.va