Pope rails against exploitation

Francis set to return to Vatican later on Thursday

(ANSA) - Rome, February 18 - Pope Francis called on governments to help the victims of forced migration at the end of his week-long visit to Mexico before he took off to return to the Vatican.
    The Argentina pontiff is set to land at Rome's Ciampino airport later on Thursday.
    "No more death. No more exploitation," the pope implored as he held Mass at Ciudad Juárez on Mexico's border to the United States. "Here in Ciudad Juárez, as in other border areas, there are thousands of immigrants from Central America and other countries, not forgetting the many Mexicans who also seek to pass over 'to the other side'," he said. "Each step, a journey laden with grave injustices: the enslaved, the imprisoned and extorted.
    "So many of these brothers and sisters of ours are the consequence of a trade in human beings".