On Good Friday, pope hears harrowing stories of human trafficking

Pope Francis presides over the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) torchlight procession on Good Friday, in front of Rome's Colosseum, in Rome, Italy Friday, April 19, 2019. Andrew Medichini/Pool via REUTERS

ROME (Reuters) – Pope Francis led Good Friday services dedicated to the victims of human trafficking and the plight of migrants, denouncing leaders with “armoured hearts” who exploit their plight for political gain. Francis, marking his seventh Easter season as Roman Catholic leader, presided at a traditional Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) service at […]

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