A Cry for Freedom. U.S. Ambassador to Holy See on Abolition of Slavery
ROME, DEC. 2, 2007 (Zenit.org).- Here is a commentary by the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Francis Rooney, on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, observed today. The day marks the adoption by the U.N. General Assembly on Dec. 2, 1949, the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others.