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Pope Francis and mayors from cities across the globe have signed a common declaration of intent to combat environmental damage and human trafficking. The signing of the document followed a meeting Tuesday afternoon in the Vatican between the Pope and the mayors who are attending a two-day workshop entitled “Modern Slavery and Climate Change” organized by the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences.
Read the full declaration here.
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