Posts Tagged ‘sex tourism’

Sex tourism, suicide, the death penalty, peace: Pope visits Thailand and Japan

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

As Pope Francis beging the thirty-second trip of his pontificate Nov. 19 to Thailand and Japan, he will once again be visiting nations where Catholics are a small minority. In both countries, there’s one Catholic for every 200 people, as opposed to roughly one for five in the United States. The Nov. 19-26 trip will Read more

Child sex tourism, human trafficking persist in Philippines

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Philippines has failed to fully comply with the minimum standards to eliminate human trafficking and continues to be a venue for child sex tourism. In not complying, the Philippines remains in Tier 2 of the United States’ Global Trafficking in Persons’ report, a situation that Philippines Justice Secretary Leila de Lima described as “a Read more

Pope affirms beauty and goodness in tourism

Friday, April 27th, 2012

In a message to the 7th world congress on pastoral care of tourists, Pope Benedict has affirmed the value of tourism and supported the horizons it opens. Benedict said that admiring the beauty of other people, cultures and nature, can lead to God and be the occasion of an experience of faith. “Tourism, together with Read more