Archbishop Paul-André Durocher participates in third International Conference on Human TraffickingThursday, December 4, 2014
The Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), will be representing the Bishops of Canada at the third International Conference on Human Trafficking which will take place December 5-6, 2014, in London, UK. This conference follows one that took place in Rome this past April, responding to the invitation of Pope Francis. The CCCB President will be accompanied by Sister Sue Wilson, C.S.J., from London, Ontario. Together with other Canadian women religious across the country, she is actively engaged on the local level in efforts to combat human trafficking. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have also delegated a representative. The London meeting is being organized by the Santa Marta international consortium, and will gather Church authorities, representatives of police services and victim organizations from 27 countries. Among the organizers is His Eminence Vincent Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.