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Caritas updates from around the world
Pope Francis will join people from all over the world in celebration of the ecumenical developments of the Catholic and Lutheran Churches on 31 October in southern Sweden in Lund and Malmö.
The simple tenet of sharing food with others who have none runs through all religions. The act of ‘breaking bread’ was the inspiration for the eponymous event held on 21 September during the UN General Assembly’s High Level Week in New York.
At the One Human Family, One Voice, No Human Trafficking conference, trafficking victims describe how easy it can be to fall prey to traffickers and how hard it can be to escape.