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Pope Francis Visits Seven Ex-Nigerian Prostitutes In Italy

Pope Francis has visited 20 former prostitutes in a Rome Safe House where a Catholic charity is protecting women freed from forced prostitution.in the capital city of Italy.

He met 20 ex-prostitutes from Romania, Albania, Nigeria, Tunisia, Ukraine and Italy, encouraging them to be strong as they start new lives, a Vatican official told Reuters.

Seven of the women were said to be from Nigeria.

A statement from the Vatican said the pope made the visit to the Pope John XXIII Community, started by an Italian priest to help free women from their pimps in order to “appeal to consciences to fight human trafficking.”

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