Pope Francis kisses a lady while meeting former sex workers who were forced to prostitution.–BBC photo
Pope Francis has surprised 20 former prostitutes by popping in for a visit at their safe house in Rome.
The women had been rescued from their pimps and are being given shelter and protection at an apartment run by a Catholic charity in Italy’s capital.
The pontiff chatted to the women, some trafficked from Africa and elsewhere in Europe, for more than an hour.
The 79-year-old cleric has repeatedly described human trafficking as a ‘crime against humanity’.
The Pope sat down with the women, including seven Nigerians, six Romanians …read more
Source: New Age