MBE congratulations!

Our congratulations go to Sister Imelda Poole IBVM, President of Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation (RENATE) and President of Mary Ward Loreto (Albanian Mission Against Human Trafficking), who has been awarded an MBE for services to combating modern slavery.

You can read the full citation on the IBVM website

Sister Imelda said she is accepting her award on behalf of all the dedicated workers, religious sisters and those in international networks who are passionate in combating modern day slavery. She added: "May this award expose even further the terrible crime of human trafficking which, as Pope Francis has declared, is a crime against humanity itself. ”

Wishing Imelda and all who work with her every possible success in their work, sadly so necessary.