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Pope laments acceptance of human trafficking

During Sunday's Angelus prayer, the Pope recalled that July 30 is the United Nation's World Day Against Human Trafficking. It is a cause especially close to Pope Francis. Thus with harsh words, he lamented that the world has almost become accustomed to this criminal situation.

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Pope Francis explains how to face life's difficulties

Rome's intense heat did not stop thousands of pilgrims from attending Sunday's Angelus prayer in St Peter's Square. Pope Francis explained that God understands that life is hard, but at the same time, invites people not to remain stuck in the difficulties and problems that afflict the heart.


First World Day of the Poor

Pope Francis asks for 'deeds not words' for the first World Day of the Poor which will be held on November 19, 2017.