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New anti-trafficking hub in London following Vatican conference

10 April 2014 | by Christopher Lamb | Comments: 0

A Vatican conference on human trafficking will help establish an international hub in London to help combat the crime, according to the commissioner for the Metropolitan Police. Writing in The Tablet, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, who was in Rome to address the conference this week, says that he wants the hub to share “good practice” in order to prevent trafficking, provide pastoral care for victims and help them to reintegrate in ­society. He added that the conference, attended by police chiefs from across the world, would “play a key part in developing these plans”. The new hub will involve the Church, particularly women Religious who are at the forefront of combating trafficking, a crime that affects virtually every country in the world.The conference, which took ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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