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Bishop of Derby: Church must respond to slavery

Hattie Williams

by Hattie Williams

Posted: 19 May 2017 @ 12:04

THE Church must direct its “un­­condi­tional energy” to support those in need towards detecting and pre­venting the brutality of modern slavery, the Bishop of Derby, Dr Alastair Redfern, has said.

Dr Redfern was delivering the keynote speech at a conference at Lambeth Palace on combating mod­ern slavery, on Thursday of last week. It was held in partnership with the Clewer Initiative, a three-year C of E project to help dioceses to de­­tect labour exploitation, prosti­tution and sex ...

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