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The number of those living in slavery has risen by an estimated 10 million since 2014. The PM’s campaign is a good start

Georgetown’s apology for slavery is light on moral argument and even lighter on theology

The Catholic Church has been commended by a US official over its response to caring for the needs of fishermen kept as slaves

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

The Pope’s prayer intentions for May have been released via video

Augustus Tolton, whose Cause opened in 2011, fled slavery aged nine

Pontiff marks the World Day of Peace at a Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

Sister Sharmi D’Souza says during one raid they rescued 37 women

We are becoming less violent as a species, argues Steven Pinker in his new book, yet that only serves to make the violence of enlightened peoples worse