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    Sex slavery shackles impoverished Philippine children

    Anna was excited to get a job in a restaurant in the Philippine capital Manila at the age of 15. Sex slavery never even crossed her mind then. It all started with a Facebook message. It asked if she would be interested in working in a famous restaurant in Cavite province, south of Manila, as […] More

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    Letter to married couples (Pope Francis)

    Dear married couples throughout the world! In this “Amoris Laetitia Family” Year, I am writing to express my deep affection and closeness to you at this very special time. Families have always been in my thoughts and prayers, but especially so during the pandemic, which has severely tested everyone, especially the most vulnerable among us. […] More

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    Child Trafficking in the world (2017)

    American College of Pediatricians – November 2017 Children are the world’s future. Child trafficking, as with few other threats to their well-being, undermines the future of children, families, and societies. In the United States, it is estimated that up to 300,000 children are victims of sex trafficking, also known as Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST). […] More