Slavery in Our Midst

Over the centuries in numerous locations throughout the world the deplorable practice of slavery was commonplace, gravely violating every modern notion of human dignity. The fact that populations across the globe were kidnapped, transported over great distances, and forced into deadly labor against their will has left a lingering disbelief in the annals of history. While the 19th century witnessed an abolition of the institution of slavery, most are unaware that a form of modern day slavery exists, including in First World nations such as the United States as well as the State of Michigan.
Learn more at the Michigan Catholic Conference article: Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery in Our Midst.
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