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Australian religious body are urging Christians to buy slavery-free Easter eggs this year

A CATHOLIC organisation fighting modern slavery and human trafficking has launched it’s slavery-free Easter Chocolate Campaign. Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) is asking people to name their ‘chocolate change’ in Lent and stick to it beyond Easter.  “There’s so much we can do in 2021 to help eliminate slavery or child labour,” ACRATH Executive Officer Christine Carolan said. “Buying chocolate ... Read More »

Migrant workers caught up in Bundaberg fire vulnerable to human trafficking

A FIRE that destroyed a Bundaberg pub and backpacker hostel recently sparked Catholics against human trafficking into action. When news of the fire broke, a member of Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) was quick to respond by visiting the Queensland regional town and offering support. No lives were lost but many of those who survived the fire ... Read More »

John McCarthy QC says Church leads the globe in eradicating slavery with Pope Francis at the helm

THE COVID-19 pandemic gives John McCarthy QC an added dimension to his anti-slavery work but he remains sharply focused on the bigger picture. The chair of Sydney archdiocese’s Anti-Slavery Taskforce and member of the Australian Catholic Anti-Slavery Network, like Pope Francis, wants to see the eradication of slavery globally. Mr McCarthy, Australian Ambassador to the Holy See from 2012 to ... Read More »

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