Slaves no more

“Slaves no more, but brothers and sisters” is the theme for the upcoming World Day of Peace on January 1, 2015.

From the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace: “To counter slavery effectively, the inviolable dignity of every person must be recognized above all. Moreover, this acceptance of dignity must be anchored solidly in fraternity. Fraternity requires us to reject any inequality which would allow one person to enslave another. It demands instead that we act everywhere with proximity and generosity, thus leading to liberation and inclusion for everyone.Read more…

Reach out to members of the Black Community to reflect on how you would like to respond to the issue of Slavery and Human Trafficking.

By Cândido Portinari ; photo by Thomás ; edition by Eugenio Hansen, OFS (, Prayer of Saint Franics) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Cândido Portinari ; photo by Thomás ; edition by Eugenio Hansen, OFS (, Prayer of Saint Franics) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

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