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John McCarthy, Q.C., a former ambassador to the Holy See (2012-16) from Australia, is the chair of the Anti-Slavery Taskforce of the Archdiocese of Sydney.

Members of the Archdiocese of Sydney’s Anti-Slavery Taskforce: John McCarthy (chair), Alison Rahill (executive officer), Archbishop Anthony Fisher, O.P., and Jenny Stanger (executive manager). (Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Sydney)
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John McCarthy, Q.C.
About 40 million people are now trapped by forced labor and human trafficking. John McCarthy explains how the church in Australia is “slavery-proofing” its procurement practices and supply chains.