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Pope Francis met 20 women who had been ‘liberated from the slavery of the prostitution racket’ (AP)

Visit was one of the Pontiff’s ‘Mercy Friday’ trips marking the Year of Mercy

A migrant rests in a bus trunk waiting to leave Serbia for Croatia  (AP)

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Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street on Tuesday after the final Cabinet meeting with David Cameron as Prime Minister

The cardinal and the new Conservative leader have previously worked together in the fight against human trafficking

Copacabana beach in Brazil (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

Priests and nuns have warned the public about the dangers of trafficking during the event

Pope Francis (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Francis said it was a mortal sin to exploit workers for cheap labour

Cardinal Nichols (Photo: Mazur

The cardinal said the Church had gained a better understanding of the perspective of the victim

Cardinal Nichols to attend a UN conference on human trafficking (CNS)

The Archbishop of Westminster will encourage a greater global response to modern slavery at a UN conference

A father helps his son drive a kids' electric car in a fai ground in Dafeng, in east China's Jiangsu province (AP)

The 1980 law was insanely cruel. Now it turns out to have been unnecessary

Pope Francis delivers his Regina Caeli address (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Survivors of human trafficking carry offertory gifts during at Mass celebrated (CNS)

Washington bishop urges action against modern day slavery on international day of prayer